Welcome to the menopause exchange

Don’t let the menopause leave you hot and bothered!

The Menopause Exchange provides free independent and practical advice about the perimenopause, menopause, midlife and post-menopausal health, based on expertise and evidence.

We help women to get through this transitional period as easily as possible, through well-researched information and useful impartial help and support, including sending our free quarterly newsletters. We include articles written by healthcare professionals and other experts. Our experts have a wealth of knowledge and experience and we are always happy to help.

In order to receive The Menopause Exchange newsletter, simply fill out our quick signup form to the right. The latest issue (97) of The Menopause Exchange newsletter is now available.

In partnership with our panel of experts and writers, we provide information on menopausal symptoms and coping with the menopause using self-help lifestyle tips, HRT, prescribed medicine alternatives to HRT, complementary therapies and medicines and health promotion advice including nutrition and exercise.

The Menopause Exchange has been recommended as a source of advice by:

  • The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
  • Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RGOC)
  • The Menopause Consortium
  • British Dietetic Association (BDA)

We are also mentioned by numerous local authorities and publications and websites and by healthcare professionals.

    Free newsletters

    Need more impartial, practical information on the menopause?

    Sign up and we will email you The Menopause Exchange quarterly newsletter for free!

    Webinars, talks and workshops

    Our founder, Norma Goldman (BPharm. MRPharms. MSc.), qualified as a pharmacist and is a health promotion specialist. She regularly presents webinars, talks and workshops on all aspects of the menopause. Norma also shares ways to cope with issues around mid-life and post-menopausal health.

    Sessions include a Q+A session, and a useful factsheet is provided to all attendees. For more information see our workplace webinars, talks & workshops and our webinar pages.

    About The Menopause Exchange

    We can help you if:

    • You are approaching or going through the menopause
    • You have had a hysterectomy or premature ovarian insufficiency (POI)
    • You are post-menopausal
    • You are interested in midlife issues
    • You are a healthcare professional with an interest in the menopause
    • You are a manager or employer and need to understand how the menopause can affect your team’s health and work.

    Our Aims are:

    • To provide impartial information based on expertise and evidence.
    • To raise awareness of the menopause and its management.
    • To inform healthcare professionals and those responsible for employee health.
    • To help women make informed decisions about their own health and wellbeing with healthcare professionals.


    I thank you for your knowledge, information and kindness. I have passed your details on to others.

    AS London

    I find The Menopause Exchange to be so helpful and a lifeline. Some days I feel I am going crazy. Coping with a difficult menopause can feel quite lonely, but your newsletter makes me feel less isolated, so I would like to thank you for it. Don’t omit anything because it is so good.

    JL Sussex
    I find The Menopause Exchange newsletters factual and invaluable and I look forward to receiving them.
    BZ Leeds
    I really appreciate these fantastic, free newsletters. Thank you for all the work you put into them.
    SM Scotland

    I love this newsletter. It keeps me sane and my partner too!

    JB Gloucestershire
    I find The Menopause Exchange newsletters factual and invaluable and I look forward to receiving them.
    BZ Leeds