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A lack of menopause awareness and support costs the UK economy £10 Billion a year

70% of Women blame menopause for their divorce

Early detection avoids referals to secondary care and potentially misdiagnosis

Over 25% of women have taken a considerable amount of time off work and consider leaving their jobs

22% of women working for the NHS have taken time off for more than one month

Menopause is 12 consecutive months without a period and the average age is around 51

Almost 50% of women haven't spoken to their  GP about their menopausal symptoms

Approximately 13 Million women in the UK are either peri or post menopausal

67% of women report an increase in domestic abuse and arguments due to menopause

Correct treatment keeps women in the workforce, many are at the peak of their career and very experienced in their field

10% of women in the workforce leave their jobs

The highest rate of suicide in women is between 45-55

Menopause is not just hot flashes, the top 3 most dibilitating symptoms are lack of sleep, brain fog and anxiety

Currently around 14% of women are taking HRT. NICE guidance states that hormone replacement therapy should be offered to women who are struggling with menopausal symptoms

There are over 40 recognised menopausal symptoms

Correct treatment reduces future health issues, including Osteoporosis, Heart disease, Dementia, Diabetes, and Depression

94% of women report a negative impact on work due to symptoms

48% of women working within the NHS were considering quitting their job as a result of menopause symptoms

One in a hundred women will experience menopause under the age of 40

41% of UK universities do not have mandatory menopause education on the curriculum

77% of women find at least one menopause symptom extremely difficult to live with

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