Coping with menopause

Menopause is a stage in life when a woman stops having her monthly period. It is a normal part of ageing and typically most women will experience menopausal symptoms, some of which can have a significant impact on life. There are however steps you can take to protect your health and relieve your symptoms.

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    What is menopause?

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    Menopause occurs as a woman ages and her oestrogen levels decline to a level where she no longer can become pregnant and she stops menstruating. Although menopause is not an illness and is an entirely natural part of a woman’s ageing, it can cause problems both mentally and physically.

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    Supporting colleagues during the menopause

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    Despite being a totally natural part of a woman’s ageing process, menopause remains taboo, and something that many people still feel uncomfortable talking about – especially in the workplace. Here are some tips to support your colleagues.

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