Penny on starting menopause: 'I was freezing cold, then hot and then cold - it was very confusing'

Penny Lancaster opened up about starting menopause in lockdown as she made her much anticipated return to Loose Women.

Speaking to Andrea, Stacey and Denise via video link on her first day back, Penny explained how she'd originally thought her symptoms might have been coronavirus.

"I was getting freezing cold, then hot and then cold... it was very confusing," she explained. "What’s really confusing for me, I’m trying to explain to my husband and the boys what’s going on, but I don’t really know myself!"

She added: "I don’t know what’s happening. My younger friends are saying to me, 'Are you going to do HRT, what symptoms have you got?' I'm saying, 'I don't know!'"

Watch Penny's chat about starting menopause and life in lockdown with Rod and the children in the video above and catch the Loose Women's open and honest debate about the menopause - and the impact it can have on relationships - below.

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