Overcoming Bowel Problems During Menopause
Breaking the taboo barriers that prevent women moving into menopause!
Discussing the ultimate taboo of poos, prolapse and bowel movements that many menopausal women face preventing them to exercise with confidence during menopause, with Brigette Collins, Global Clinical Education Manager of MacGregor Healthcare Ltd.
Constipation during menopause is caused by low level oestrogen that slows down gut function and may lead to more embarrassing scenarios: Bowel leakage, urgency and constipation that may cause prolapse symptoms. Brigitte offers practical, empowering tips and guidance about menopausal bowel dysfunction to encourage women to move with confidence again.
Constipation is the most common symptom in menopause
Women in Sport research found shame to be a significant factor in women not exercising in menopause. Add in the all-too-common bowel issues faced by women in menopause and the barriers become higher.
Constipation during menopause is caused by low level oestrogen that slows down gut function, it can be miserable for many women and may lead to even more embarrassing scenarios. Bowel leakage, urgency and constipation that may cause prolapse symptoms are a more silent problem, often not shared even with loved ones.
Who's in the hot seat?
Back by popular demand, Brigitte Collins ‘Global Clinical Education Manager’ for MacGregor Healthcare Ltd smashes taboos and offers practical, empowering tips and guidance about menopausal bowel dysfunction.
This follow-on session with Bridget offers practical empowering tips, guidance and signposting, to help you and the women that you’re treating and training.
What you will learn about menopause bowel problem:
- What is normal bowel emptying?
- How and why do bowel movements change when women enter menopause plus evacuation difficulties experienced.
- How to have the perfect poo!
- How to discuss delicate topics and ask the right questions.
- The language to use around this in a group exercise setting.
Listen to our lively debate and join the online Q&A
Learn how you are best placed as a professional working with menopausal women to help them overcome their embarrassing barriers to movement.
Together we can help women move more confidently into menopause!