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The Menopause Transition

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Menopause! It happens to roughly half of the human race, but it continues to be shrouded in mystery for many people. In today’s episode we discuss this very important transition. We cover:

  1. Why are we doing an episode on menopause?
  2. The social aspect of the menopause transition.
  3. An overview of our sex hormones and how these change during the menopause transition.
  4. Early and premature menopause.
  5. Common signs and symptoms of peri-menopause and menopause.
  6. The effect of peri-menopause on our mood, cognition, and physical functioning.
  7. The research on peri-menopause and menopause in neurodivergent folk.
  8. Strategies for managing the menopause transition.



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