Expert menopause advice

Louise Reed
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

What is ‘couplepause’, and how can it affect relationships in your 40s and 50s?

Couple-pause is a relatively recent term that refers to when both partners in a relationship are experiencing significant hormonal shifts simultaneously, navigating the challenges of menopause and andropause at the same time. 
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Health and Her
Health and Her

Health and Her

Is there a link between Perimenopause and poor mental health & depression?

Health & Her have conducted research that shows 9 in 10 women will suffer mental health issues as a result of perimenopause, 77% of whom have never struggled with mental health before.
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Josh Lea
Rosie Letts

Rosie Letts

Nutritional Therapist

Menopause Mood changes & foods to help with mood swings

What causes menopause mood changes, and can the right nutrition help? Qualified nutritional therapist Rosie Letts explains what’s going on – and...
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Yogita Khetia
Dr Deborah Lancastle

Dr Deborah Lancastle

Health Psychologist

How to talk to your doctor about intimate or embarrassing menopause symptoms

Not every woman feels confident talking about her intimate health, but you shouldn’t let shyness or embarrassment put you off getting the...
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Louise Reed
Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

General Practitioner

Genes and Menopause: Is the age you start menopause genetic?

Are menopause symptoms hereditary? Here are the known links between genes and menopause. How your genetics can affect menopause and whether you’ll experience early menopause because your mum did.

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Louise Reed
Helen Roach

Helen Roach

Nutritionist

Going vegan for menopause - Tips and meal inspiration

Increasing research suggests a wholly plant-based vegan diet might not only improve your overall health but could also be particularly beneficial if...
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Louise Reed
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

Can a vegan diet help perimenopause and menopause?

Most of us have got the message that eating more vegetables is both beneficial for our health and that of the planet,...
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Louise Reed
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

6 healthy benefits of having sex

Whilst no-one ever initiates or engages in sex with the intention of staving off heart disease there are a number of proven...
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Louise Reed
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

11 Ways To Support Your Libido

Female sexual desire can be fickle at the best of times. Frustratingly, it can be thrown off course by a range of...
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Louise Reed
Health and Her

Health and Her

Small changes, big differences: Menopause resolutions you can stick to in 2024

Let's stop fooling ourselves! How many of you are actually sticking to your New Year's resolutions? The problem is, we set out...
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Jane Collins
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

Can cold-water swimming help menopause?

Could now be the time to dip your toe into cold water swimming to help ease your menopause symptoms? Cold-water swimming, sometimes...
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Jane Collins
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

Menopause Belly - What is it and how to get rid of it?

It should come as no momentous surprise to learn most of us pile on a few pounds as we get older. According...
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Janey Lee Grace
Janey Lee Grace

Janey Lee Grace

Presenter & Author

Does drinking alcohol affect menopause?

BBC presenter, author, and advocate of natural living Janey Lee Grace shares her journey through menopause and sober living.
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Gilly Woo
Gilly Woo

Gilly Woo

Stylist

Don’t let periods or leaks dampen your style

There’s no skirting around it. Changes to flow around menopause can bring with them sudden, unexpected periods and heavier flows that can...
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Louise Reed
Helen Roach

Helen Roach

Nutritionist

Tips for Surviving Ramadan during perimenopause and menopause

GP Dr Hannah Allen and Nutritionist Helen Roach give their tips on how to women experiencing peri and menopause can navigate their way through the month of Ramadan so they can fully enjoy it.
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Caitlin Whiteley
Health and Her

Health and Her

World Menopause Awareness Day 2023 and World Menopause Month

World Menopause Day takes place on 18 October 2023. This year it focuses on raising awareness of menopause and cardiovascular health and...
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Health and Her
Health and Her

Health and Her

Natural menopause remedies and supplements that work

When you’re thinking about managing your menopause naturally, it can often be a challenge to understand where to start, especially if you’re...
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Health and Her
Health and Her

Health and Her

Menopause and Perimenopause Stories

One of the most difficult parts of the perimenopause and menopause experience can be the feeling that you are going through this...
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Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson
Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

General Practitioner

Is it PMS, PMDD or Perimenopause

It is a rare woman who has never experienced some symptoms of PMS (Premenstrual syndrome) and it is estimated that at least...
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Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson
Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

General Practitioner

Menopause and cardiovascular disease

Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson explains why a woman’s risk of cardiovascular disease increases around the time of menopause Research shows twice as many...
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Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson
Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

General Practitioner

Breast changes during perimenopause and menopause (and the reason you need to keep checking yours)

It’s completely normal and natural for your breasts to shift in size and shape and/or become more sensitive as your oestrogen levels...
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Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson
Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

General Practitioner

What happens to testosterone levels during menopause? And how can it affect us?

Testosterone tends to be primarily spoken of as a ‘male’ hormone but, along with oestrogen and progesterone, it is also an important...
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Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson
Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

General Practitioner

What is early menopause

Early menopause is defined as when you go through menopause earlier than is typical. It is something that can happen naturally or...
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Helen Roach
Helen Roach

Helen Roach

Nutritionist

Can Intermittent fasting help women during menopause

The current buzz around intermittent fasting for women has linked it to everything from improved gut and heart health to a better...
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Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson
Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

General Practitioner

Top 10 tips for a healthy gut during perimenopause and menopause

And why it is important during perimenopause and menopause… Research is emerging almost daily showing that having a healthy balance of gut...
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Helen Roach
Helen Roach

Helen Roach

Nutritionist

Does a Mediterranean diet help Menopause?

A Mediterranean-inspired diet could help balance your hormones, minimise your perimenopause and menopause symptoms, keep your weight down, reduce your belly fat...
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Helen Roach
Helen Roach

Helen Roach

Nutritionist

Foods that increase testosterone in females during menopause

When you’re going through perimenopause and menopause, you’re probably used to hearing the words oestrogen and progesterone bandied about. Not least because...
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Jane Collins
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

What is menopause?

The term menopause – derived from the Greek ‘men’ which means month or monthly and ‘pausis’ which means end or stop –...
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Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson
Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

General Practitioner

Signs HRT is Not Working: Can HRT make your symptoms worse?

For many women HRT is the answer they have been searching for when it comes to minimising, or stopping, their often soul-sapping perimenopausal or menopausal symptoms. 
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