Busting Menopause Myths & Misinformation: Dr Newson Joins Women's Health Podcast

Published: 21st September 2020

Dr Louise Newson recently took part in Women's Health magazine's 'Going For Goal' podcast series. She joined host Claire Sanderson, Editor-in-Chief of Women's Health, to discuss perimenopause, menopause and beyond and to bust some of the common myths and misinformation surrounding this time in a woman's life.

In this informative episode, Dr Newson talks about the key lessons she wants all women on - or approaching - the menopause journey to know. She also discusses how to spot the signs of perimenopause or menopause and the actions women can take to get back on their game at what is, personally and professionally, such a key time of life. The topics covered in this podcast also include:

  • Spot the signs of the perimenopause
  • Two women share their perimenopause journeys
  • HRT and breast cancer: how robust is the connection?
  • Managing menopause without hormones
  • The mental health impact of nosediving hormones

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Newson Health Menopause and Wellbeing Centre was founded by leading menopause specialist and GP, Dr Louise Newson, and officially opened in September 2018 by Liz Earle MBE. Created to help women receive the most appropriate, individualised treatment for their perimenopause and menopause, it has quickly become a centre of excellence, providing care to women of all ages, as well as running educational events for primary care clinicians.

Dr Newson is also the founder of the Menopause Doctor website, a free resource since 2017, providing the latest unbiased, evidence based information about the menopause and perimenopause for women as well as the most recent national and international menopause articles and guidelines for healthcare professionals. The website has been adopted by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) as an official educational library aimed at patients and healthcare professionals wishing to learn more about the menopause.

Newson Health Research and Education is a not-for-profit organisation founded by Dr Newson, from which all profits gained from the organisation's activities, such as event sponsorship, delegate fees and speaker's fees, are invested back into the business.