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February 6, 2024 45 mins
A couple of weeks ago, Anna asked you to get in touch with your questions about the menopause. And, oh boy – did you deliver! We were inundated with your responses – which varied from questions about vaginal dryness, worries about the impact of menopause on libido, concerns around HRT, and experiences of mental health struggles during the menopause. 

So today in the studio, Anna is joined by broadcaster and presenter, Kate Thornton and GP and menopause specialist, Dr Louise Newson. Together, they’re on a mission to answer your burning questions and share everything they know to support you through the menopause. 

Please note that advice given on this podcast is not intended to replace an in-person consultation  with a trained professional.

Have questions about sex? Divorce? Motherhood? Menopause? Mental health? With no topic off limits, Anna’s here to prove that whatever you’re going through, it’s not just you.

If you have a dilemma you’d like unpacked, visit and record a voice note. Or tell Anna all about it in an email to

This podcast contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children. Listener caution is advised. Please note that advice given on this podcast is not intended to replace the input of a trained professional. If you’ve been affected by anything raised in this episode and want extra support, we encourage you to reach out to your general practitioner or an accredited professional.

From Podimo & Mags Creative 
Producers: Laura Williams and Christy Callaway-Gale
Editor: Kim Milsom
Theme music: Kit Milsom 
Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White
Executive Producer for Mags: Faith Russell 

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