Covid, Menopause & Work Study 2021

Definitions of menopause

You are experiencing periods, however there are fluctuations and changes (heavier, lighter, flooding, spotting).

Your periods have stopped less than a year, or you experience a sudden stop of your periods due to surgical or medically related menopause.

You become post-menopausal, due to ovarian insufficiency before the age of 40.

Your periods have stopped for at least one year. 

You are unsure what your menopause status is due to using birth control, but you have numerous menopause symptoms and you are aged between 40 and 55.

Menopause Symptoms

  • Hot Flushes, Night Sweats, Chills
  • Sweating
  • Heart discomfort
  • Sleep problems (insomnia, disturbed sleep)
  • Fatigue (emotional and physical)
  • Anxiety / Nervousness
  • Low or Depressed mood
  • Mood Swings
  • Irritability / Impatience
  • Concentration difficulties
  • Memory issues
  • Other Cognitive issues (e.g. difficulty retaining information)
  • Sexual Difficulties
  • Urogenital issues (e.g. bladder)
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Joint or Muscle Pain
  • Headaches
  • Migraine
  • Crying spells
  • Dizzy/Faint
  • Loss of interest
  • Skin / Hair Changes
  • Vertigo