Let’s talk Menopause
The topic of Menopause is like the last taboo;
no-one really seems willing to talk about it.
ChangeXtra was built to challenge and change that -
let's start an open conversation about the menopause.
What is the Menopause?
Menopause affects 50% of women - ALL women go through it.
Most people think of Menopause as the end of periods and being fertile. It is so much MORE than that. Menopause is a time where hormones start to decline and this can cause a really wide range of symptoms which can seriously impact a woman's life.
For most women, Menopause will occur between age 40 and 60 and symptoms can last for 4-10 years on average. There are 34 symptoms which can affect you during this time. It’s not just physical symptoms either. You may also notice changes in your body shape, mood, emotions and tastes. This can leave many women feeling completely different about themselves.
Providing better support
Did you know that 900,000 women in the UK last year left their career or profession because of the Menopause?
Many women experiencing Menopause symptoms feel confused, misunderstood and unsupported.
We want to help you prevent these issues, and empower women through positive change.
ChangeXtra is here to talk about the menopause!
About Claire, the Founder
I created ChangeXtra after a frustrating 5 years of peri-menopause in my early 40s. I was feeling fed up and felt like the health service wasn’t listening to me.
Using my experience with Menopause to help others
Peri-menopause can be shocking and debilitating, and no-one warns you what to expect. That’s not the future I want for my daugters, my friends, or myself.
I started ChangeXtra to share what worked for me, and create a caring community and conversation about the menopause between women who know how it is.
My goal is to make our services as accessible to as many people as possible. With over 4 million women in the UK currently going through the Menopause, we don’t want you feeling like you’re alone in this.
There are loads of great resources out there to support you and help you learn more about the menopause: