Global Women's Health Academy

Suffering in Silence: The Social Stigma of Menopause for Patients

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Dr. Jennifer Caudle talks about the importance of talking to patients about menopausal symptoms and stigmas, and ways to address both
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    Many women going through menopause avoid talking to their doctors about their symptoms because of social stigmas surrounding this transitional period. Despite the fact that their symptoms deeply affect their lifestyles, social lives, and work productivity, these women continue to say nothing due to feeling pressured that menopause should be something to put up with in silence. 

    Dr. Jennifer Caudle discusses ways to address this silence in clinical practice, helping menopausal women manage both their symptoms and their fears of acknowledging them.

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