June 15th, 2015
Feeling sad or blue is a common symptom of menopause affecting 19-29% of women. However, studies have shown that clinical depression is not more common during menopause, except for those women who have long-standing depression or anxiety. Knowing this and discussing a plan with your physician for your mental fitness, medication and sleep options can help you manage your life through menopause and beyond. See our Health Information section to read more or download our information sheet about hormone therapy, menopause and good sleep, written by A/Prof John Eden.