Health

Kirsty Lang reveals why she's taking HRT to treat the menopause despite her history of breast cancer

When Kirsty Lang was diagnosed with breast cancer three years ago, she was advised to stop taking HRT to treat symptoms of the menopause. Once her breast cancer treatment finished, she began to suffer extreme symptoms of the menopause and was struggling to find a suitable remedy. Today she's joined by Dr Louise Newson to explain why she's taking HRT again after discovering that the study that linked it to breast cancer was 'fundamentally flawed'. Dr Louise also sheds some light on common misconceptions about HRT and what to know about taking it.

Rita Simons on living with OCD: 'I thought everyone's going to die'

Lorraine's Shine A Light campaign, which aims to educate and cast a spotlight on misunderstood mental health conditions, continues today with former EastEnders star Rita Simons.

Rita talks in-depth for the first time about her childhood diagnosis of obsessive compulsive disorder. She's been living with the condition for 20 years and meets other young women with OCD in order to highlight the different ways symptoms can present themselves.

Corrie's Sally Dynevor shares her support for Lorraine's Change And Check campaign

Joining us live from the cobbles of Coronation Street, actress Sally Dynevor pledged her support to Lorraine's nationwide breast cancer awareness campaign, Change And Check. Sally was diagnosed with breast cancer almost a decade ago, so the cause is particularly close to her heart. She'll be trekking to Everest later this year to raise funds for Prevent Breast Cancer and tells Lorraine how her training is coming along.