Menopause triggers 'brain fog' symptoms: Peppy

‘Supporting menopausal employees must start with awareness'

Hemma Visavadia
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Menopause triggers 'brain fog' symptoms: Peppy

Research from health and wellbeing platform Peppy finds brain fog, anxiety and issues with sleep and memory are all common symptoms of the menopause for around three in four.

Following on the Channel 4 document hosted by Davina McCall, The Menopause Brain Drain, Peppy has highlighted declining hormone levels in the menopause years can trigger symptoms such as sudden forgetfulness and a lack of concentration, otherwise known as ‘brain fog'. Other symptoms associated with the menopause include sleep problems, experienced by 80% of the 548 respondents to Peppy's survey, while a further 78% had brain fog, 77% had difficulty remembering things, 73% had anxiety, and ...

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