1. Menopause is finally being talked about openly in Western nations.

2. Increased focus on medicalizing natural symptoms can create unnecessary anxiety.

3. Expert in obstetrics and gynaecology weighs in on the overmedicalization of menopause.

4. Menopause affects everyone with functioning ovaries, marking the end of reproductive life.

5. Average age of menopause is 51, but 10% experience it prematurely.

6.Professor Hickey emphasizes there's no one-size-fits-all approach to menopause symptoms.

7. Societal negativity towards aging women may have contributed to the silence around menopause.

8. Professor Hickey clarifies that menopause is a natural transition, not a medical condition.

9. Women need support navigating menopause, not pressure to "cure" it.

10. Confusing and inconsistent information makes women vulnerable to misinformation.