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Women's Experience of Menopause
in Ireland

The SHE Research Group are working to learn more about the experience of menopause in Ireland.  We are delighted to share some initial findings from a survey of 845 women across Ireland.  This work was led by Dr Patricia Heavey and students on the Nutrition and Health Science programme in the Department of Sport and Health Sciences.

Dr Patricia Heavey is a Lecturer in Nutrition in the Department of Sport and Health Sciences in AIT, and lead of the Nutrition and Health sub group of the SHE Research Group. Patricia is supervising Miriam Murphy who is undertaking a PhD on weight variation, body composition and body size during the menopausal transition.