Category - Menopause and Work

7
Apr

Severe Depression and Sexual Dysfunction Affects Women’s Cognitive Performance

Menopause symptoms can wreak havoc on midlife women’s quality of life.  Now a new study suggests that if some of these symptoms are severe, it can affect a woman’s cognitive performance. The study, published in the journal Menopause, involved more than 400 women and is different because it compared the severity of certain menopause symptoms …

17
Mar

Does Menopause Equal Career-Pause?

A March 2022 article in the British publication The House asked this very question.   They found that a lack of workplace support for menopause symptoms is ruining women’s careers. Sadly, many feel forced to reject promotions or even leave the workforce entirely. And that is not only bad for women; it’s bad for businesses. …

8
Mar

New Book Reveals The Impact of Working Through Menopause

Whether you’re a business woman in perimenopause or menopause or a company that hires them, you will want to know about this new book called Working Through Menopause: The Impact on Women, Businesses and The Bottom Line released today to coincide with International Women’s Day.   Hot flashes, mood swings, poor sleep, and irritability are …

3
Mar

Menopause is Making Work Worse… A Whole Lot Worse!

Menopause happens to every women who lives long enough. In today’s workplace, one in four women is either in menopause or transitioning into it in peri menopause. But no one seems to notice or care. And no one is offering needed support. Consider these facts: Six in ten menopausal women say their menopause symptoms have …

4
Feb

Update on Hot Flashes

Hot flashes are the #1 symptom of menopause. Not only are they affecting 80% of women, they are very disruptive. Studies show that hot flashes alone as a healthcare issue cost businesses roughly $14 Billion dollars annually. And that doesn’t include the toll it takes on every business woman and her retention in the workforce. …

21
Jan

New Book on Menopause in the Workplace Shines Light on Blind Spot in American Businesses

Working Through Menopause: The Impact on Women, Businesses and the Bottom Line available for pre-order.   Globally, pre menopause and menopause symptoms are costing businesses $810 billion dollars; hot flashes in the United States alone is costing businesses $14 billion dollars in lost productivity, days missed from work and associated costs. Yet seventy-three percent of women …