How often do you look at it? It does hit some women more than others I think. Friends and colleagues For many women, friends offered a welcome source of support. Lorna has had much support from her husband. It was non-prescriptive so therefore it was offering women choice. Sisters, mothers and partners Sisters were a particular reference point for many women although sometimes the experiences varied widely within a family, e. All of 76,
The Menopause ChitChat Forum was designed with you in mind. Connect with other women to discuss symptoms, struggles and solutions. Between the hot flashes, weight gain, and night sweats, menopause can be a challenging time.
(Not to mention the wild hormonal swings!). What is the difference between perimenopause and the menopause? How do you avoid weight gain? Does the menopause magnet work? And ye gods, tell us .
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I mean that was where I found out about the Estradot different dose patches that you could try. Those who have no, minimal, or very manageable symptoms may even think that there is too much discussion of the negatives. Tell me about the forum, how that works for you and the Menopause Matters website? One lady is looking into herbal remedies.
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|But I think that the effects of it on the family and society, people should talk about it a bit more so they can be more supportive if support is needed. So I have more recently just talked about it once on the phone with a friend who lives in Australia.
Would the GP or practice nurse be involved? One lady is looking into herbal remedies. Finding others who were dealing with the same issues could be an important source of support.
She openly talks about it now.
She wonders why women only mention the menopause and other consequences of ageing in 'hushed voices'.
Any disadvantages of the website? That was where I found out what I believed already about the testosterone, the role that that plays on mood, well-being what have you.
Because she had the hot flushes, she had the irregular periods. Carole became a frequent contributor to a Menopause Maters web forum, which she found to be a great support and 'invisible friend'. How many women do you think at work are going through this?
We go through it together, we hold hands, we support each other.
We are here to Share - Learn - Support as we. Menopause, once looked upon as a distressing sign of advancing age and retreating of women's magazines, daytime TV talk shows and Internet chat rooms.
Some younger women, however, said they were a bit reluctant to talk about menopausal symptoms with female friends because they felt there was a competitive element in their relationships with them.
Marcia wishes that women's issues were not 'brushed under the carpet' in our society. Previous Topic Sources of information about the menopause.
So, me and my Mum talk about it a lot. Please use the form below to tell us what you think of the site.
Does she talk about it? Only if you read something, you can sometimes panic a bit more.
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|Jackie posted comments on an internet forum and found that the replies were a 'massive support'.
Then as I said recently the hot flushes only just come back. But the menopause is a really funny thing.
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Not all women feel the need for support when they are going through the menopause. The first thing that it offers is time. If it was more openly talked about but there are so many taboo subjects in society.