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Tend And Befriend: How Women May Respond Differently To The Stress Of The Pandemic

Last updated on October 10, 2020
Tend And Befriend: How Women May Respond Differently To The Stress Of The Pandemic

Jill Angelo shares insights from a Gennev survey that highlights the impact of coronavirus on how women experience their menopause symptoms in this Forbes.com article.

"Jill Angelo, CEO of Gennev, shared the results of a survey of 10,000 women in March. Gennev is a telehealth service that helps women go through menopause. Her survey found that women were reporting less anxiety than before. When she looked deeper, she found that while women were still reporting the same symptoms, like fatigue, weight gain, anxiety and hot flashes. But they said those symptoms (aside from weight gain!) had a lower impact on their quality of life.

Is this a sign of the positive impact of tend-and-befriend? At least, it seems that the way women are processing their feelings is changing. Men may be processing their feelings differently, too, but it took a company where a woman was in charge to ask the question."

Read all the details here.