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Writing ‘Preparing for the Perimenopause and Menopause’ with journalist, Kat Keogh

Dr Louise Newson’s new book, ‘Preparing for the Perimenopause and Menopause’ is now released by Penguin Life as part of the Penguin Life Experts series. Health journalist, Kat Keogh, worked with Dr Newson to write the book, and in this podcast episode they discuss the importance of creating factual and engaging information about the menopause, not just for women but their partners, children, friends and colleagues. 

Kat Keogh has worked as a health journalist for 15 years and currently writes for a nursing journal. She collaborated with Dr Newson on her first book in 2019, the Haynes Manual on the menopause, and Kat is passionate about writing to not only educate but empower women in their perimenopause and menopause journey. Now that she has all this knowledge from working with Dr Newson, she is better prepared for menopause than her grandmother was, whose only means of coping was to go and shout down a well at the bottom of her garden! 

Kat’s 3 reasons to buy Dr Louise Newson’s new book: 

  1. For women, it’s all about empowerment. Have the knowledge to get the best treatment for you. 
  2. For men, it’s a great window into understanding what’s happening in a woman’s life at this stage, whether that is your partner, friend or colleague. 
  3. For a teenager, it will be an eye-opener. Teenage hormones and menopausal hormones can be an explosive combination. This book is very easy to read and can be digested in small chunks. 

‘Preparing for the Perimenopause and Menopause’ published by Penguin Life, is out now and has reached Amazon’s Number 1 Best Seller on its launch day, 26th August.

Writing ‘Preparing for the Perimenopause and Menopause’ with journalist, Kat Keogh

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