(DAILY MAIL) — It won’t come as a surprise to millions of women who complain about ‘brain fog’ during the menopause but ‘the change’ can cause memory problems, according to scientists.

A team from the University of Rochester, in New York, put a group of women aged from 40 to 60 through a battery of cognitive tests.

They found many had problems with their ‘working memory’, which is the ability to take in new information and manipulate it, such as calculating the amount of a tip after a restaurant meal.

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