SARAH VINE asks why society demonises women trying HRT

SARAH VINE says women react in different ways to their menopause, and with some of the negatives affects that come with it, why can women be blamed for their use of HRT?

They say nothing in life is certain except for death and taxes; but if you’re a woman, that’s not strictly true. There is one other grim inevitability to add to that list: the menopause.And when it does finally hit you, you’re never quite ready. All you can do is stand there, somewhat stunned, contemplating the biological P45 that the universe has just handed you.Of course, you always knew it was coming. Once you get to the age of 40, the notion is there, in the back of your mind, a distinct ...