Menopause: over-medicalised & over-monetised?

From Mad in the UK: The menopause pendulum has perhaps swung too far in the opposite end of the spectrum; from menopause shampoo to menopause cake, it’s currently not easy to make it through a day without sight or sound of the ‘M word’ in print, on podcasts, social media and TV. And what an epic Trojan horse the topic of menopause has become in the media. The celebrity arena has certainly pursued it and put it on the map. Whilst this is something to be recognised as supportive for all – the other side of the coin is that we are now fed how our menopause should be from a glass slipper. Poverty is not offered a place at the ‘doing menopause well’ table!

Read full article here.