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Fit for the Future

One person in four with menopause symptoms is concerned about their ability to cope with life.  Dorset Chamber is committed to raising awareness within the business community.

Research from the independent Nuffield Health group discovered the following sobering facts.

  • Approximately 13 million women in the U.K are either peri- or post menopausal
  • Symptoms can last up to 15 years
  • Over 60% of women experience symptoms resulting in behaviour changes
  • 1 in 4 women will experience severe debilitating symptoms
  • Almost half of menopausal women say they feel depressed
  • A third of women say they suffer with anxiety
  • Women commonly complain of feeling as though they are going mad
  • Approximately two thirds of women say there is a general lack of support and understanding

Related News links:

Updated: 30.09.2021

|  BBC South Today interview. ‘Lets Talk About Menopause’ event, July 2021:

|  Links to sources of help and information:

Nicola Green Consultancy:

Managing menopause in the workplace training, with bespoke to each organisation and designed for managers and business owners
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Vitality:

Menopause FAQs
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Menopause Matters:

An award winning, independent website providing information about the menopause, menopausal symptoms and treatment options.
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NHS:

An overview on menopause the symptom’s and treatment
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Rock My Menopause:

A campaign to stamp out the taboo around menopause, making people menopause aware
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Menopause Support:

A not for profit community interest company and the home of the national
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CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development):

Championing better work and working lives
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Tuesday 18th October is World Menopause Day

World Menopause Day is a worldwide awareness call for women who face health issues when approaching, during and beyond the menopause.

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