Letter: In Brief

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Sir: Fancy suggesting delaying the menopause (report, 2 February). Many of us have not been impressed with periods. Now we are of a certain age and the hormones are going astray again many can't wait for the whole process to finish itself off.

Periods hurt and there is no tax advantage in having them, with VAT at 17.5 per cent on all sanitary protection.

I note it was a man in your article who was enthusing about this research.


High Peak, Derbyshire