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Tag: Perimenopause

As Davina opens up in Sex, Myths and the Menopause: your complete guide to perimenopause
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As Davina opens up in Sex, Myths and the Menopause: your complete guide to perimenopause

Channel 4's Sex, Myths and the Menopause highlights the realities of perimenopause - and menopause - with powerful real-life stories. This week, Davina McCall fronted a new hour long Channel 4 special called Sex, Myths and the Menopause. For 60 minutes, she opened up candidly about her hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and spoke to doctors and professionals about how, for many, menopause, early menopause, perimenopause and the various treatments for all three are still seen as taboo. So, what exactly is perimenopause, and how do you know if you’re experiencing symptoms? We’ve asked an expert to break it down for you. McCall herself went through perimenopause at 44. To manage her symptoms, she started taking hormone replacement therapy, but shares that, at the time, she found...
Gabrielle Union Battled Suicidal Thoughts Amid Perimenopause Diagnosis
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Gabrielle Union Battled Suicidal Thoughts Amid Perimenopause Diagnosis

Gabrielle Union opened up about her mental health struggles during the Goop Health virtual summit on Saturday, March 6. Inside Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's Romance Through the Years Read article Speaking with Goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow about her perimenopause diagnosis — which is the start of the natural transition to menopause — the Bring It On actress, 48, revealed that she found herself in a “dark” place. “I’ve had more depressive episodes, but never for long periods of time,” Union said of her symptoms. “I fell into something so dark in December that it scared me. I had a stupid argument with [husband Dwyane Wade], and instead of my usual problem-solving … immediately my brain, that little inner voice said, ‘He’s never going to get it unless you’r...