The menopause is a natural part of ageing that usually occurs between 45 and 55 years of age, as a woman's oestrogen levels decline. Studies have shown menopause symptoms can have a significant impact on attendance and performance in the workplace.
World Menopause Day 18th October 2020
World Menopause Day is held every year on the 18th October. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness on the menopause and support options for improving health and wellbeing.
This World Menopause Day we want to support women who are feeling lost and going through Menopause. No two women’s experience is the same, and being aware and able to recognise that your symptoms might be down to fluctuating hormones is the first step to managing them.
Menopause happens once a woman has no menstrual periods for 12 months in a row. For many women this occurs between the age of 45 and 55 (with the average age in UK being 51).
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Understanding Menopause Series on the Unmind App
In this Series, Professor Myra Hunter explains some of the key features of menopause and explore some of the factors that influence it. You'll learn about the different ways to manage menopausal symptoms and consider how to talk about it with confidence. Whatever your gender, it will arm you with relevant knowledge and help you play a role in combatting any negative stereotypes.
To view the series click here to sign up to Unmind, then search on Series / Health / Understanding Menopause.
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) ‘Let's talk menopause’ resources provides managers with tools on how to effectively support women going through the menopause at work.
Faculty Of Occupational Medicine
Royal College of Nursing
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
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