For some women it’s a change that comes and goes without distressing symptoms. But for others, menopause is a rollercoaster ride from hell.
Hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings, sleeplessness, vaginal dryness, low libido – when this is what you have to deal with, the change of life, as it’s called, is no barrel of laughs.
This unavoidable natural process can also be a time of anxiety because of the questions it raises. Should you just ride it out or go on hormone therapy? What about the risks? Isn’t taking hormones bad for you?