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The Last Taboo of Menopause

My very grateful thanks to the amazing Jane Lewis who appeared on the Channel 5 news menopause special with me at the end of last year. Jane has asked me to share her story in the hope that it will help other women avoid the pain and distress of vaginal atrophy.

Helping the TUC raise awareness of menopause in the workplace

Diane Danzebrink has been working with the Trades Union Congress (TUC) on ways to help women in the workplace who are struggling with menopause-related issues. “I’m delighted to have been invited to work with the TUC by recording a number of videos on raising awareness of menopause issues” Di said. “They are to be used Read more about Helping the TUC raise awareness of menopause in the workplace[…]

An arresting presentation on Menopause in Devon and Cornwall

With colleagues from the Talking Menopause organisation, Menopause Support founder Diane Danzebrink was at the Devon and Cornwall Police HQ for a one-day conference of police and civilian officers. An audience of around 200 people took part in a session aimed at line managers and team leaders on how to treat menopausal women in the Read more about An arresting presentation on Menopause in Devon and Cornwall[…]

Huge mental and emotional fluctuations for some women following early menopause

Women who have early menopause following a hysterectomy or other procedure can suffer mental and emotional fluctuations afterwards, Menopause Support founder Diane Danzebrink told a Scottish radio audience. Phoning into the breakfast programme on BBC Radio Scotland, Di said that some women in this position need to work through a loss and grief process. “You Read more about Huge mental and emotional fluctuations for some women following early menopause[…]

Disappointing views from the Daily Mail and the Editor of The Lady

The Daily Mail has criticised Nottinghamshire Police and a number of big companies for what the paper calls “Patronising and insulting” measures to help menopausal women. But the story – and particularly a quote from Sam Taylor, Editor of “The Lady” magazine – was described as “so disappointing” by Menopause Support founder Diane Danzebrink. Sam Read more about Disappointing views from the Daily Mail and the Editor of The Lady[…]