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Menopause Symptom Sheet

I ask all the women I see in my clinic to complete this questionnaire before I see them. There are so many different symptoms of the menopause and many are still often not attributed to the menopause.

Published: 11th March 2018

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Menopause Symptom Sheet

Osteoporosis – shock diagnosis

This graph shows how our bone density (strength) reduces as we go through the menopause. One of my patients recently was diagnosed with osteoporosis following a bone density scan (DEXA scan) and was really surprised to learn she has osteoporosis.

Published: 7th March 2018

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Osteoporosis – shock diagnosis

Testosterone for women

Testosterone is a really important hormone for women as well as for men. Women actually produce more testosterone than oestrogen before the menopause.

Published: 2nd March 2018

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Testosterone for women

Coping with menopause in the workplace

It was a real privilege and honour being invited back to ITV with Lorraine Kelly to talk about the potential impact the menopause can have in the workplace.

Published: 30th January 2018

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Coping with menopause in the workplace

Meg Matthews and the Menopause

Meg Matthews has been openly speaking about her menopause experience and she is really passionate about helping women so they have a more positive experience than she did.

Published: 29th January 2018

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Meg Matthews and the Menopause

Menopause in Younger Women

Around one in a hundred women under 40 years of age have an premature menopause. Going through the menopause when you are young can be very difficult emotionally.

Published: 25th January 2018

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Menopause in Younger Women

BBC Woman’s Hour and Menopause

What a week for BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour who had conversations about the menopause for an entire week in conjunction with BBC Radio Sheffield, including the potential impact on work and relationships.

Published: 14th January 2018

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BBC Woman’s Hour and Menopause

Women with menopausal symptoms at work need more than fans on their desks!

Try mentioning the word “menopause” at work and it is likely to stun people into silence or cause an embarrassing giggle at a hormonal woman’s expense.

Published: 8th January 2018

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Women with menopausal symptoms at work need more than fans on their desks!

Happy New Year!

Although I love my job as a menopause doctor, I am constantly saddened and frustrated by the numerous stories I hear from women who have been given inaccurate and inappropriate advice about their menopause and HRT.

Published: 3rd January 2018

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Happy New Year!

How to survive Christmas if you are menopausal

If I were to wish anything for you this Christmas it would be stamina. It doesn’t matter how organised and prepared we are, it takes serious energy to host family and friends over the holidays.

Published: 15th December 2017

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How to survive Christmas if you are menopausal