Category - Menopause in the Workplace

27
May

A New Look at Treating Menopause Symptoms

Whether or not to take estrogen is a huge decision every woman must make as she faces her symptom of menopause. Most of the fears about estrogen began with the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) when they falsely claimed that estrogen increases the risk of breast cancer and heart disease. I explained how the WHI got …

21
Apr

How to Get Rid of Anxiety

Feeling anxious? Anxiety seems to be our new normal state.   Watching the news for more than a few minutes ends up being a real adrenaline rush. Coronavirus, wildfires, inflation, shootings, Ukraine. Who can feel calm?   Self-help author Wayne Dyer wrote, “You can’t always control what goes on outside you; but you can control …

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 …

9
Sep

Menopause in the Workplace is Getting Attention…Finally

Worldwide, there are 657 million women aged 45–59 and around half of them are in the workforce during their menopausal years.  Stated another way, half of the people in the workforce are women, and half of the women in the workforce are in perimenopause or menopause. There are laws and policies for women who are …