Patient Stories

My story:  I've returned. HRT has given me my career back, my husband has got his wife back and my daughter has got her mum back.
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My story: I've returned. HRT has given me my career back, my husband has got his wife back and my daughter has got her mum back.

My Story: POI & having a family
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My Story: POI & having a family

Mi historia: Sangre pegajosa, la menopausia y yo
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Mi historia: Sangre pegajosa, la menopausia y yo

Mi historia: Vivir con SGM, Síndrome Genitourinario de la menopausia.
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Mi historia: Vivir con SGM, Síndrome Genitourinario de la menopausia.

My Story: HRT improved my heart health
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My Story: HRT improved my heart health

When Jill, 50, suffered a rare type of heart attack in March 2021, she was surprised by how quickly HRT relieved her debilitating cardiac symptoms.

My story: Thirty years of feeling the benefits with HRT, don’t take it from me now!
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My story: Thirty years of feeling the benefits with HRT, don’t take it from me now!

In this patient stories article, we hear from Lindsay who is 77 and has been taking HRT since 1989.

Speaking out about menopause in my community and at work
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Speaking out about menopause in my community and at work

This is a patient story about Meera who started to develop symptoms of menopause at the age of 40 and didn’t know where to turn for advice. She’s since implemented free menopause training to support women in the workplace and is committed to opening up the conversation about menopause in South Asian communities.

Suicide Awareness and the Menopause Live Q&A [video]
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Suicide Awareness and the Menopause Live Q&A [video]

balance app founder, Dr Louise Newson, supported this live Q&A on Suicide Awareness and the Menopause with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), the region’s NHS mental health services provider. The public event discussed how the menopause affects mental health, including mood changes, depression and sometimes suicidal thoughts.

Breaking the Bias of the Menopause for International Women’s Day 2022
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Breaking the Bias of the Menopause for International Women’s Day 2022

‘How my life experience has influenced me as a doctor’ with Dr Naomi Jiagbogu
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139‘How my life experience has influenced me as a doctor’ with Dr Naomi Jiagbogu

My Story: Why did I suffer for so many years with endometriosis?
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My Story: Why did I suffer for so many years with endometriosis?

My Story: Losing and regaining my sense of self
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My Story: Losing and regaining my sense of self

My Story: Why can’t anyone help me?
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My Story: Why can’t anyone help me?

My Story: Mental health, HRT and Me
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My Story: Mental health, HRT and Me

My Story: HRT and Long Covid
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My Story: HRT and Long Covid

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