Tag: Perimenopause

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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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Talking Menopause

I love talking about perimenopause and menopause. One sheet Throughout covid we were all on zoom or Micro soft teams delivering webinars and talks. So lucky to have had these platforms. However, since the first of March it has been wonderful to be back delivering at  in person events. The energy in the room is […]

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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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Midlife, menopause and mental health

  Midlife women and mental health is a subject that has  received little  coverage to date. It was wonderful to see the collaboration between St Patricks mental health services and the National Women’s Council last week. The women’s mental health network organised a hugely subscribed seminar on line discussing menopause, mental health and midlife. Dr […]

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