The M Word
Dr Philippa Kaye


The menopause does not have to mean the end of your libido, of sex, of work, or of feeling like who you used to be. ‘The M Word’ is a complete one-stop guide to the peri-menopause and menopause, covering everything from understanding symptoms to managing relationships to which treatments really work. Discussing HRT as well as self-help and lifestyle tips, this book will be your companion through the years before, during and after the menopause.
Topics covered include:
Hot flushes and other physical symptoms
Psychological symptoms
Sex, libido and contraception
HRT and other treatments
Lifestyle changes
Health after the menopause
And much more!
Written in a positive, uplifting and light-hearted style, with plenty of quotes from real women, this book shows you how to not just survive, but thrive through the menopause, letting you remain you.

Why This Book?

Many books are being written about the menopause and I try to read as many of them as I can and pass my favourites onto you. Not all the books I read make book club!
The M Word is positive, uplifting and light-hearted. Its focus is on how to thrive through the menopause, not just survive it.  
Dr Kaye sees the menopause as a powerful and positive transition as do I, and it’s this message I want to get across to The Merry Menopause community. 


Dr Kaye and Summersdale publishers  have generously sent me a copy of The M Word to giveaway. If you’d like to be in a with a chance of winning a copy
1. HEAD over to The Merry Menopause book club competition posts Instagram, Twitter profile and/or Facebook and LIKE the post.
2. FOLLOW The Merry Menopause on Instagram and/or Facebook/Twitter
3. TAG a friend in the comments section of each post
Giveaway will run from Monday 2nd March 2020 at 0700 till Wednesday 4th March 2020 at midnight (BST). The winners will be picked at random on Thursday 5th March 2020.