Three quarters of women say that the menopause caused them to change their life and over half say it had a negative impact on their lives*. Those are the headlines from a recent survey conducted by the British Menopause Society (BMS), released to mark World Menopause Day. The findings reveal the need for greater support Read more about A new survey highlights impact of the menopause on every aspect of women’s lives in the UK[…]
Diane was asked to contribute to this article by Sophie Gallagher featured on the Huffington Post news website. Ever find yourself feeling hot and flustered and described it as having a hot flush? Although many people joke about this symptom, for 80% of women who experience side effects during the menopause, they can be totally debilitating. Read more about Seven reasons why menopausal hot flushes are no joke.[…]
Diane was a visitor to Kat Orman’s show on BBC Radio Oxford on October 19th, phoning in to tell her story as part of a discussion with other callers and studio guests.
Diane Danzebrink and Dr. Louise Newson of Menopause Support were in London today to take part in a live Channel 5 News discussion segment for World Menopause Day, hosted by Sian Williams. The menopause caused some of the women involved in the panel discussion to lose their memory or even consider taking their own life Read more about World Menopause Day – let’s help end the stigma[…]
Our recent session held at the Westonbirt Arboretum attracted more than 50 people, and involved plenty of questions and a great deal of feedback from our audience.The session, led by Menopause Support Founder, Diane Danzebrink and expert GP Dr. Louise Newsom, achieved national news coverage following a ban on advertising it by Google, which was later retracted after news coverage in the Daily Mail.
Women suffering menopause symptoms are all too often the butt of jokes or worse in the workplace, and the stories we have heard recently prove that things need to change.
This week Diane Danzebrink met with the Shadow Women and Equalities Minister Carolyn Harris and are looking to bring in new legislation to recognise menopause in the workplace and better educate people in the work environment on its consequences.
Channel 5 News is considering a short series of programmes about menopause, and are looking for women who would consider sharing their stories of how menopause symptoms have affected them both at home and at work. If you would be interested in taking part please contact us, and we will pass on your details to Read more about Like to share your experience on Channel 5?[…]
Dr Louise Newson, who will be co presenting our menopause workshop in the Cotswolds in October has written a handy A-Z of Menopause with some useful tips. Louise says: “For lots of women ‘the change’ can be tough physically and emotionally – hot flushes, painful sex, night sweats and fluctuating moods are all common symptoms that Read more about The handy A-Z of Menopause, from Dr.Louise[…]
With calls for women going through the menopause to receive special treatment at work, the “Lorraine” morning programme on ITV invited Diane to discuss the life-changing effects it can have on women and whether more should be done to help. Presenter Christine Bleakley was joined on the sofa by Lorraine Hegarty, who believes the menopause Read more about Diane joins Christine Bleakley on the Lorraine ITV show to discuss menopause[…]
We have been contacted by Carolyn Harris, Labour shadow Women and Equalities Minister, following Di Danzebrink’s recent appearance on the BBC Victoria Derbyshire news and current affairs show. Carolyn, MP for Swansea East, will be taking part in a special sitting of Parliament in October on the subject of women’s health. She has asked us Read more about We need your help to ask the right questions of the Government[…]