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BMS Annual Conference 2023

Theme: The theme of this years British Menopause Conference was Menopause for all. There were many excellent  presentations. Up to date research was shared over the two days covering many different aspects from early menopause to post menopause and beyond. Professor Donal Brennan the National Clinical lead on cancer research in Ireland was one of […]

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Magnesium -The superhero supplement during menopause

I am often asked about supplements as many women use  supplements as part of their SOS toolkit during their Meno years. The first thing to say is that it is important to check with your doctor if you are on medication before starting to take any supplement —–to out rule any contraindication. Magnesium is one […]

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Cork Deaf Association-Women’s Group

  Ensuring menopause education is available to all communities is vital. The concept of educating  women and girls on menopause is completely new. Ireland and the UK  are leading this massive cultural and societal change. I was invited to address the Cork Deaf Association recently. Having ladies from their 20’s to the their 70’s provided […]

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The IMPACT of Opening conversations on Menopause

Over 600,000 women in Ireland are experiencing one of the stages of menopause today. Yet the SILENCE continues in certain areas  due to stigma and taboo. Educating women about this life stage is powerful. Talking openly sharing information helps to break the silence and increase confidence and agency. The monthly  Midlife Women Rock  cafes  in […]

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Menopause Presentation: Womens Shed Dungarvan

Women in their Menopause and Perimenopause years have remained silent for too long. We are navigating unchartered waters  by speaking out as previous generations were mute on this massively taboo topic. This was echoed by a number of women attending a talk I gave in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford recently to a wonderful group from the […]

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Newstalk radio interviews

As most people who know me realise- I love talking about menopause. It was great to  join Clare McKenna and Andrea Gilligan on Newstalk talking about my book  “Midlife Women Rock: A Menopause Story for a New Generation” We discussed lots about perimenopause and menopause. In particular challenging the overwhelmingly negative narratives  synonymous with menopause […]

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