“The theme for World Menopause Day 2022 is Cognition and Mood”. Yes. “Brain fog is normal and common at midlife“.

World Menopause Day

World Menopause Day 2022 What’s HotWhen is World Menopause Day (WMD) held?

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

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

World Menopause Day 2022

What is the theme chosen by the IMS for WMD 2022?

In World Menopause Day: Engagement Toolkit – Theme for 2022 the IMS announce:

“The theme chosen by the IMS for World Menopause Day 2022 is Brain Fog and Memory Difficulties in Menopause”.

Patient Information Leaflet

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

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”.

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”.

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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Last Updated: 01 November 2022 – Last Revised: 01 October 2022