A Personal Experience with Early Menopause
Most women associate menopause with women in their late 40's and 50's but for a number of women menopause occurs before the age of 40 This is premature, or early, menopause.
In this episode Clarissa talks with Carolyn Hobdey who went through the menopause at 24 years old, but didn't discover she had until 32 when trying for a baby. Carolyn shares openly how she coped with the impacts of her medical status, her osteoporosis diagnosis in her late 30s, the psychological fallout from early menopause and the treatment or lack of she received from the medical profession, and coming to terms with childlessness...
It's a story of courage and hope against adversity. And also highlights the healthcare discrimination that too many women experience under our current system
If early menopause is affecting you, there is a specialist website: http://www.daisynetwork.org.uk you may find useful.