We talk to Loretta Dignam, Founder of The Menopause Hub, Ireland’s first dedicated menopause clinic, and Ireland’s only multidisciplinary menopause clinic. We discuss how the menopause effects people and how it manifests in the workplace, why organisations should care (wellbing, productivity, legal, and retention) and how organisations and colleagues can help……
Menopause Symptoms Checker
“I had three years of hot flushes. I had broken sleep. My eyes were dry. My energy levels were on the floor. (Not to mention loss of libido, vaginal dryness and a general loss of va va voom.) I felt as if my old self had disappeared. And I wanted it back.”
My experience might be different to yours (there are 34 symptoms of menopause, and I’ve only described 7!) but what many women have in common is a myriad of uncomfortable and embarrassing symptoms… no clear answers… and the prospect of spending a third of their lives managing their menopause.
There are so many myths about the menopause that it’s hard to separate fact from fiction.
I founded The Menopause Hub to give Irish women the opportunity to manage their menopause their way… a resource to understand the changes you are going through…and an option to keep living the life you love!
I have had a lengthy and highly successful career working in Marketing and Communications with many multinational, global businesses, Mars Inc, Diageo plc, Kerry Group plc and Jacob Fruitfield. I was awarded Marketer of the Year in 2011. I am a graduate of UCD and DCU and have lectured in the UCD Smurfit Business School on their executive MBA and MSc Programme. I am also a member of the board of the Abbey Theatre.