Menopause- the great taboo

Miyara's Guide to Midlife and Menopausal Transition: Part 1


Menopause is a natural part of a woman's life but is heavily stigmatized with a woman having to suffer her symptoms behind closed doors. No woman's menopause journey is similar and what makes it worse for some is they are not prepared for it.


This article has been written to give you an overview of what happens prior to and during menopause. Hope it helps!


What defines menopause?


Well, the clinical definition is missed period for 12 months in a row.


However, from surveys and research, we know for a fact that women go through a huge change both physically and psychologically during this transitional phase and later.