A new survey highlights impact of the menopause on every aspect of women’s lives in the UK

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[…]

Seven reasons why menopausal hot flushes are no joke.

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.[…]

Understanding Menopause – Your Questions Answered

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.

Let’s help to change how menopause is viewed in the workplace

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.

Diane joins Christine Bleakley on the Lorraine ITV show to discuss menopause

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 need your help to ask the right questions of the Government

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[…]

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