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Managing menopause in the workplace.

Menopause in the workplace – this topic unbelievably remains, even in 2018, one of the most taboo subjects to be addressed within many areas of work. Managers and HR departments remaining reluctant and on occasion resistant to even acknowledge it as a natural transition in a woman’s life that can, for many, have a huge impact.

Hormones
Female hormones and the many Ps!

Hormones affect all generations, if we all communicated a bit more across those generations and shared our knowledge we would all be better off! Has anyone else noticed that as females, regardless of where you are on your hormonal journey through life, there is a predominance of words beginning with P used to describe each […]

The fog has lifted
Forgetfulness and memory loss

Carrying on from the post on low moods and January blues…Forgetfulness and memory loss – how frustrating are these very common symptoms of the menopause. Such underrated symptoms and often dismissed as just part of getting older — they are sooooo annoying! Add to that the pressures of everyday life and the amount of multi tasking […]

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Menopause questions answered by Dr Faye Rodger

I was delighted when Dr Faye Rodger, consultant gynaecologist at the Borders General Hospital, agreed to answer a few questions on the menopause. Dr Rodger’s special interests are reproductive medicine, including fertility and the menopause. So, here are the questions that some of you have sent in, and  I’ve added the ones which commonly crop up […]