Patient Stories

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?

Women are increasingly speaking out about their experiences of endometriosis and fighting […]

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

Jaany, an artist in her mid-40s, felt ready to leave the post-baby […]

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

Monica has lived in Perth, Australia, for 27 years and loved her […]

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

Sometimes, changes to your mental health are one of the first signs […]

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

Here we share an account from a woman who has been experiencing […]

Celebrating World Menopause Day: supporting one another
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121Celebrating World Menopause Day: supporting one another

In this special episode, released on World Menopause Day 2021, Dr Louise Newson […]

A young womans guide to menopause after treatment for cancer booklet
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A young womans guide to menopause after treatment for cancer booklet

This booklet is written by Ellie Waters and Dr Louise Newson. Ellie […]

‘Women should receive the right help straight away’ – Beverley H
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‘Women should receive the right help straight away’ – Beverley H

Case study: Beverley Summary of case study: Beverley, who is perimenopausal, started to […]

The NHS, Menopause and Me – One woman’s story
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The NHS, Menopause and Me – One woman’s story

Dr Newson received this heartfelt letter recently, from a patient wanting to […]

Shock Diagnosis – Osteoporosis
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Shock Diagnosis – Osteoporosis

One of my patients recently was diagnosed with osteoporosis following a bone […]

Perimenopause and Anxiety – Kate
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Perimenopause and Anxiety – Kate

Case study: Age: 55 Married with two teenagers, plus two elderly parents […]

My story: the double whammy of breast cancer and menopause
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My story: the double whammy of breast cancer and menopause

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2012. It was a […]

My Story: Sticky blood, menopause and me
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My Story: Sticky blood, menopause and me

Maggie was diagnosed with Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) and was told she couldn’t […]

My Story: From doctor to patient
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My Story: From doctor to patient

This moving experience comes from Mel, a GP, who found herself on […]

My Menopause Journey: from one of my patients
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My Menopause Journey: from one of my patients

“I hope that sharing my own menopause story will shine a light […]

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