World Menopause Day is held every year on the October 18. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the menopause and the support options available for improving health and wellbeing.
The theme of this year is “Cognition and Mood”.
It happens in your 40 or 50s and is diagnosed after you’ve gone through 12 months without a menstrual period. It’s a natural process with common symptoms such as hot flashes and vaginal dryness, night sweats etc. World Menopause Day is observed every year on October 18th to raise awareness of menopause and support options available for improving the health and well-being of women.
More people know that 80 percent of people experience moderate or severe symptoms that can kick off anytime from someone’s late 30s or early 40s and last from one – 10 years; and that one in 10 women aged 45-55 have left their job due to those symptoms, while a further 25 percent have considered leaving their job.