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#menopause

# menopause - Friday 12 August, 2022

Call for zero VAT rate to be applied to HRT for women in menopause
# Menopause
# Menopause

Call for zero VAT rate to be applied to HRT for women in menopause

Aug 12th 2022, 6:00 AM 11,701 Views 4 Comments

The Department of Health has suggested that all non-oral medication on the HSE’s formal reimbursement list could benefit from a zero VAT rate.

# menopause - Sunday 5 June, 2022

Menopause in Ireland: "One of the things people say after treatment is, ‘Oh my God, I got myself back”
# The Change
# The Change

Menopause in Ireland: "One of the things people say after treatment is, ‘Oh my God, I got myself back”

Jun 5th 2022, 7:30 AM 35,751 Views 19 Comments

After decades in the shadows, the menopause is finally starting to get the attention it merits.

# menopause - Friday 29 April, 2022

Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics

Apr 29th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,310 Views 7 Comments

A total of six menopause clinics will be rolled out nationwide this year.

# menopause - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Call for better supports in Ireland as UK considers over-the-counter menopause treatments
# Menopause
# Menopause

Call for better supports in Ireland as UK considers over-the-counter menopause treatments

Feb 16th 2022, 8:00 PM 14,646 Views 12 Comments

In the UK, new legislation will also see the cost of repeat prescriptions cut.

# menopause - Friday 10 September, 2021

Donnelly announces establishment of Ireland's first centre for menopause
# Menopause
# Menopause

Donnelly announces establishment of Ireland's first centre for menopause

Sep 10th 2021, 5:25 PM 48,769 Views 72 Comments

The centre will be located at the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin.

# menopause - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 24,200 Views 15 Comments

Nutritional therapist Jackie Lynch explains how diet and particularly sugar balance can help women cope with the changes of menopause.

# menopause - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister
# Supporting Women
# Supporting Women

Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister

Jun 2nd 2021, 4:42 PM 24,934 Views 14 Comments

Women have recently shared their menopause experience on RTÉ’s Liveline.

# menopause - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Call for national awareness campaign on menopause after 'incredibly important' Liveline discussion
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Call for national awareness campaign on menopause after 'incredibly important' Liveline discussion

May 13th 2021, 1:40 PM 23,462 Views 24 Comments

The Taoiseach said he supported the call and that the government “will act on driving on a progressive health policy for women’s health”.

# menopause - Friday 1 January, 2021

A GP: Untreated menopause can be seismic for a woman, but help is at hand
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

A GP: Untreated menopause can be seismic for a woman, but help is at hand

Jan 1st 2021, 10:00 AM 76,565 Views 37 Comments

GP Dr Deirdre Forde specialises in menopause and is urging women suffering to seek advice and assistance.

# menopause - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Two in five women who've experienced or are experiencing menopause think it's a taboo subject, research finds
# Study
# Study

Two in five women who've experienced or are experiencing menopause think it's a taboo subject, research finds

Oct 13th 2020, 9:29 AM 15,448 Views 22 Comments

Of those who don’t discuss their menopausal symptoms, 22% cite embarrassment as a factor.

# menopause - Friday 21 February, 2020

A shortage of menopause drugs in Ireland is causing 'inconvenience and distress' for women
# HRT
# HRT

A shortage of menopause drugs in Ireland is causing 'inconvenience and distress' for women

Feb 21st 2020, 6:00 AM 19,576 Views 43 Comments

That’s according to the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

# menopause - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Opinion: We need to talk about Menopause
# Wellness
# Wellness

Opinion: We need to talk about Menopause

Jan 21st 2020, 8:00 PM 20,671 Views 21 Comments

When you’re ‘in menopause’, it’s time to stop and give yourself a wellness service, writes Barbara Edwards.

# menopause - Friday 18 October, 2019

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause
# Working Conditions
# Working Conditions

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

Oct 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,235 Views 6 Comments

New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.

# menopause - Friday 30 August, 2019

Menopausal hormone therapies linked to increase in breast cancer risk - study
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

Menopausal hormone therapies linked to increase in breast cancer risk - study

Aug 30th 2019, 7:21 AM 13,525 Views 20 Comments

The new study is the first to show that the risk of breast cancer remains elevated 10 years after treatment has stopped.

# menopause - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Early onset menopause linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes
# Health
# Health

Early onset menopause linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Jul 23rd 2017, 12:00 PM 13,159 Views 5 Comments

The researchers examined 6819 women to analyse the association between menopause and diabetes.

# menopause - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

1 in 3 Irish women affected by pelvic floor dysfunction
# Childbirth
# Childbirth

1 in 3 Irish women affected by pelvic floor dysfunction

May 28th 2013, 6:30 AM 15,434 Views 22 Comments

The rise in the number of Irish women having Caesarean sections is not a result of women being “too posh to push” – there’s a hidden story that also impacts women’s choices around childbirth: pelvic floor dysfunction.