Supporting Friends Who Are Dealing With Menopause

Essential Insider
Nov 3, 2016 · 2 min read

What not to say…

According to Prevention.com in the article 8 Things To Never Say To Someone Going Through Menopause a few things to be careful about saying:

  • Don’t say: “I can’t believe you have to use the bathroom again!”
  • Don’t say: “Wait, you’re still going through menopause?”
  • Don’t say: “Why no, it’s not at all hot it here.”

How to provide support…

Also according to Girlfriendology.com in an article entitled Be a Better Friend to Women going through Menopause, some of the things that you can do to provide support are…

  • Be sensitive — she may be!
  • Go for a walk
  • Explore resources for her

Looking at the numbers…

I thought it would be helpful to provide a few numbers about Menopause to help you better understand how often the transition happens and how it can affect those around you. This resource for the infographic below is InfographicJournal.com.

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