At long last, society seems to be approaching a new era of openness about the menopause. The conversation, however, is still in its infancy – examining this phase of a woman’s life through the lens of an illness that needs to be cured!
Menopause is a phase of life that all women will experience. It is inevitable. It cannot be escaped… It is coming for us all! Its effects can be widespread, subtle or extreme – impacting all aspects of our lives from our family and relationships to our career. Sometimes, it alters the very essence of who we are.
Excited about the menopause? Yes, you read correctly, that’s true! I must be one of the few women who was actually looking forward to the peri menopause and menopause because for 30 years I had experienced quite debilitating premenstrual symptoms which would last for two weeks every month.