Davina McCall compares menopause to being a drug addict

Watch: Davina McCall reveals her confusion at having menopause symptoms in her 40s

TV presenter Davina McCall has revealed going though the menopause took her back to the days when she was a drug addict.

The former Big Brother host, who has been clean for many years, says going through perimenopause eight years ago aged 44 gave her similar symptoms to when she was using class A drugs.

The 52-year-old spoke of the experience on Loose Women as part of the show’s Menopause Week on Monday.

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McCall admitted she had no idea what was happening when she started having symptoms such as night sweats and being moody.

She said: “Nobody told me about it. I hadn’t learned about it at school, from my mum or my big sister. It was the thing nobody talked about it.

Davina McCall attending The Masked Singer press launch held at The Mayfair Hotel, London. (Photo by Scott Garfitt/PA Images via Getty Images)Davina McCall attending The Masked Singer press launch held at The Mayfair Hotel, London. (Photo by Scott Garfitt/PA Images via Getty Images)
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Fresh out of Walter Reed, Trump compares Covid to the flu. Experts say he’s flat wrong.

WASHINGTON — In a comparison that is disputed by public health experts, President Donald Trump on Tuesday likened the coronavirus to the seasonal flu and said we can learn to live with Covid-19.

“Flu season is coming up! Many people every year, sometimes over 100,000, and despite the Vaccine, die from the Flu,” tweeted Trump, who has Covid-19 and returned to the White House on Monday after three days in Walter Reed hospital for treatment. “Are we going to close down our Country? No, we have learned to live with it, just like we are learning to live with Covid, in most populations far less lethal!!!”

The number of deaths from the flu cited by Trump is misleading and in recent years has been far fewer.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 22,000 people in the U.S. died from the flu during the last flu season from

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