I, for one, shall be banging on until our GP’s are better educated, our employers offer understanding and support and all men and women receive age appropriate menopause education.
Male academics should say the word ‘menopause’ at least three times a day in solidarity with their female colleagues, according to a fellow scholar. Dr Andrea Davies, from the university’s School of Business, has argued that all staff should be able to talk about menopause openly and without embarrassment and that saying the word three times Read more about A great headline – but there’s more behind it[…]
Following my appearance on BBC Radio 5 Live afternoon edition earlier in the year and the publication of my blog The Menopause Support Guide to Understanding Menopause for Men, the BBC have now published this on their website. “BBC Radio 5 Live Afternoon Edition recently discussed the menopause and how it affects women – and Read more about The BBC publishes Diane’s Five Things Men Should Know about the Menopause[…]
“We recognise maternity, we recognise mental health… why wouldn’t we recognise menopause?” Good question. So proud of Julie who contacted me last year for advice and support to set up a menopause support group for her colleagues. I was delighted to be invited to one of their meetings earlier this year to see just how Read more about “We recognise maternity, we recognise mental health… why wouldn’t we recognise menopause?”[…]
Fabulous day today filming at The Allbright with the team at YES in the expert hands of AMIT & NAROOP talking all things #menopause. Hush hush for now but watch this space!
Recently, on my way to a television interview the taxi driver asked me what I was going to be talking about – when I said menopause, he laughed and said “well we think you’re all going mad”.
Menopause Support founder Diane Danzebrink joined Loose Women’s Andrea McLean and a studio audience of 70 to live-blog a “Confessions of a Menopausal Woman” event on Facebook. The event, recorded in Mill Hill, London, was streamed to the Latte Lounge group’s 13,000 members via Facebook and at the time Read more about Confessions of a Menopausal Woman in the Latte Lounge[…]
Representatives of a number of major trade unions got together earlier this week to talk about how more could be done in the workplace to help women suffering menopause symptoms. Diane joined Swansea MP Carolyn Harris, Deputy Leader of the Labour party in Wales at the Unison headquarters in London to discuss raising the issue Read more about Working in Unison to help women in the workplace[…]
So you have decided that it’s time to visit your doctor to discuss the seemingly unrelated mixed bag of symptoms you have been trying to cope with. You might have a sneaking suspicion that these could be related to the menopause but you may never have considered it and are just completely fed up with feeling tired and lifeless, anxious, tense and sleep deprived or hot one minute and chilly the next and sometimes tearful, irritable and unhappy for no particular reason.
Why is it that what seems plainly obvious to me and so many other women and men seems to evade those that have the ability to ensure change?