Michelle Heaton admits her early menopause battle has led to rages

She underwent a double mastectomy in 2012 after she found out she was a carrier of the faulty BRCA2 gene. 

And Michelle Heaton was overcome with emotion as she discussed her early menopause battle at the age of 38 on Thursday's Lorraine.

The former Liberty X singer has previously been candid in her health battles and has undergone a double mastectomy, breast reconstructive surgery, a hysterectomy and oophorectomy over the past six years.

Emotion: Michelle Heaton was overcome with emotion as she discussed her early menopause battle at the age of 38 on Thursday's Lorraine

Emotion: Michelle Heaton was overcome with emotion as she discussed her early menopause battle at the age of 38 on Thursday's Lorraine

The Northern  appeared on Lorraine to discuss her new book Hot Flush when she admitted the 'dark times' had resulted in rages that made her children cry and revealed she was 'ashamed' at her mood swings that her husband Hugh Hanley has faced.

'There are moments in there that I'm ashamed about,' she said close to tears. 'There's moments in there where I've been such a horrible person to my husband or to my kids or someone like my mum and I don't like me. 

She added: 'When I read it, I don't like it. I hope people do like me but it's hard to admit.

'I never had counselling or therapy through everything I've been through so this is my therapy but I wish had, it might have helped.'  

Upset: The beauty appeared on Lorraine to discuss her new book Hot Flush when she admitted the 'dark times' had resulted in rages that made her children cry and revealed she was 'ashamed' at her mood swings that her husband Hugh Hanley has faced (Pictured with children Faith, five and son Aaron, three)

Upset: The appeared on Lorraine to discuss her new book Hot Flush when she admitted the 'dark times' had resulted in rages that made her children cry and revealed she was 'ashamed' at her mood swings that her husband Hugh Hanley has faced (Pictured with children Faith, five and son Aaron, three)

'Horrible': Close to tears, she said: 'There are moments in there that I'm ashamed about. There's moments in there where I've been such a horrible person to my husband or to my kids or someone like my mum and I don't like me'

'Horrible': Close to tears, she said: 'There are moments in there that I'm ashamed about. There's moments in there where I've been such a horrible person to my husband or to my kids or someone like my mum and I don't like me'

'Horrible': Close to tears, she said: 'There are moments in there that I'm ashamed about. There's moments in there where I've been such a horrible person to my husband or to my kids or someone like my mum and I don't like me'

Hard: She added: 'When I read it, I don't like it. I hope people do like me but it's hard to admit. I never had counselling or therapy through everything I've been through so this is my therapy but I wish had, it might have helped'

Hard: She added: 'When I read it, I don't like it. I hope people do like me but it's hard to admit. I never had counselling or therapy through everything I've been through so this is my therapy but I wish had, it might have helped'

The pop star, who recently starred on ITV's The Real Full Monty in aid of breast cancer awareness, admitted that she doesn't see her 'rage coming' and added that she feels 'disappointed' in herself.

'We talk a lot in the book about the rage I feel,' she shared. 'You don't see it coming, it's like a massive dark cloud and

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