“World Menopause Day is held every year on the
18th of October. The purpose of the day is to raise
awareness of the menopause and the support options…”.1

Umbrella

What may the World Menopause Day 2022 Umbrella include?

Depending on the Source (DotS) this umbrella may include:

  • Menopause Awareness Day/Month
  • Menopause Day/Month
  • World Menopause Day/Month

World Menopause Day

World Menopause Day 2022When is World Menopause Day (WMD)?

In World Menopause Day the International Menopause Society (IMS) explain:

“World Menopause Day is held every year on the 18th of October. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness of the menopause and the support options available for improving health and wellbeing”.2

World Menopause Month

World Menopause Day 2022What is World Menopause Month?

The IMS note:

“Since it is not always possible for local societies to arrange activities for this specific day, the IMS has now designated October as World Menopause Month. Local societies can also collaborate with other organizations working in the field of adult women’s health, such as societies for osteoporosis and breast cancer, to organize joint events. World Menopause Month can also be a call to implement policies that support research and treatment in the area of menopausal health”.3

World Menopause Day 2022

What is the theme for WMD 2022?

In World Menopause Day the IMS explain:

“The theme for World Menopause Day 2022 is Cognition and Mood”.4

World Menopause Day 2022Patient Information Leaflet

What do the IMS note in their WMD 2022 Patient Information Leaflet about brain fog and memory difficulties in menopause?

On page two in their Patient Information Leaflet – Brain Fog and Memory Difficulties in Menopause: What Is Menopausal Brain Fog? the IMS elaborate on:

“Research studies find that women’s memory does in fact change at menopause, so these complaints are real – it’s not in your imagination. Brain fog is normal and common at midlife. These bothersome problems can affect your quality of life. However, they are usually quite mild and will improve post menopause”.5

Brain Fog

What is brain fog?

On page two in their Patient Information Leaflet – Brain Fog and Memory Difficulties in Menopause: What Is Menopausal Brain Fog? the IMS’s definition is:

“Menopause brain fog is a group of symptoms that happens around the time of the menopause, including difficulty remembering words and numbers, disruptions in daily life (misplacing items like keys), trouble concentrating (absent mindedness, losing a train of thought, being more easily distracted), difficulty switching between tasks, forgetting the reason for doing something (like why you came into a room), and forgetting appointments and events”.6

IMS White Paper

What is the IMS White Paper for WMD 2022?

In World Menopause Day the IMS include their Brain Fog In Menopause: A Health-Care Professional’s Guide for Decision-Making and Counseling on Cognition: The IMS White Paper.

Videos and Podcasts

What are the IMS’s Videos and Podcasts for WMD 2022?

In Videos and Podcasts the IMS include:

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  1. World Menopause Day. International Menopause Society https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day/ Accessed: 12 December 2022
  2. World Menopause Day. International Menopause Society https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day/ Accessed: 12 December 2022
  3. World Menopause Day 2014. International Menopause Society https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day/wmd-2014/ Accessed: 12 December 2022
  4. World Menopause Day. International Menopause Society https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day/ Accessed: 12 December 2022
  5. World Menopause Day: Patient Information Leaflet – Brain Fog and Memory Difficulties in Menopause: What Is Menopausal Brain Fog? https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day Accessed: 12 December 2022
  6. World Menopause Day: Patient Information Leaflet – Brain Fog and Memory Difficulties in Menopause: What Is Menopausal Brain Fog? https://www.imsociety.org/education/world-menopause-day Accessed: 12 December 2022
Topic Last Updated: 22 January 2023 – Topic Last Reviewed: 12 December 2022

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