There will be blood: women on the shocking truth about periods and perimenopause
7 days ago - By The Guardian
The menopause brings an end to menstruation - but in the lead-up, many women experience periods that can disrupt their lives and careers If Emma Pickett needs to make a long journey, she checks her calendar very carefully. She will often take an emergency change of clothes when she goes out, and if giving a lecture for work, has to ensure it is no longer than half an hour. Yet she rarely hears anyone talk about the reason so many older women secretly go to all this trouble; why they've started to stick to black trousers, give up the sports they loved, or plan days out - especially with...
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