Expert menopause advice

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

Registered and Chartered 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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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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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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Jane Collins
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

What is Menopause Belly 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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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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Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson
Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

General Practitioner

Does HRT help prevent dementia?

Alzheimer’s dementia is one of the greatest health fears for most of us – and a condition that disproportionately affects women. Now...
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Jane Collins
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

What top 10 triggers make perimenopause and menopause worse (and what you can do about them)

An estimated six million UK women are currently going through the perimenopause and menopause – a stage when the sex hormones including...
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Helen Roach
Helen Roach

Helen Roach

Nutritionist

Diet and recipes ideas to help balance hormones in menopause

Eating a healthy balanced diet is important at any age but at the time of perimenopause and menopause it becomes even more...
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Jane Collins
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

What is Perimenopause?

Perimenopause translates literally as ‘around the time of the menopause’. Put simply, it is the stage of life when you’re still having...
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Dr Kate Burns
Dr Kate Burns

Dr Kate Burns

General Practitioner

Everything you need to know about menopause and contraception

If you think that going through the menopause means you don’t have to worry about contraception any longer, think again. Here Dr...
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Anita Ralph
Anita Ralph

Anita Ralph

Qualified Medical Herbalist

Herbal remedies for night sweats

Qualified Medical Herbalist Anita Ralph discusses natural and herbal remedies for night sweats alongside other herbal-based methods to try to control night sweats. Well-tolerated, safe and highly effective, can medicinal herbs and food plants provide a natural route to a calmer, cooler night’s sleep?
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Dr Shilpa McQuillan
Shona Wilkinson

Shona Wilkinson

Nutritionist

Stress and anxiety; a doctor's overview

Some of the most challenging menopause related symptoms are the ones you can’t see. Dr Shilpa McQuillan discusses the psychological side of...
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Jane Dowling
Jane Dowling

Jane Dowling

Exercise Practitioner

Easy stretches for aching joints

Here is a simple routine you can do every day to ease aching joints – a menopause symptom that is common but...
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Dr Deborah Lancastle
Dr Deborah Lancastle

Dr Deborah Lancastle

Registered and Chartered Health Psychologist

How to cope with with your emotions during menopause

by Dr Deborah Lancastle, ⊕ medically reviewed by Dr Rebecca Tomlinson on 10th October, 2022 Many women experience low mood, anxiety and sudden...
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Caroline Barnes
Caroline Barnes

Caroline Barnes

Make-up Artist

Makeup tips for hot flushes by Caroline Barnes

How do you modify your makeup bag for menopause? Hot flushes might well be your biggest worry. Watch as celeb make up...
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Anne Henderson
Anne Henderson

Anne Henderson

Consultant Gynaecologist

Menopause mood changes and brain fog – the surprising cognitive and psychological symptoms

Many women are surprised by the changes to cognitive function that can occur around the menopause; brain fog might sound funny, but it certainly doesn’t feel that way. Psychological problems and low mood can be very common too – anxiety, phobias and panic attacks can occur for the first time.
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Louise Reed
Ruth Devlin

Ruth Devlin

Menopause coach

A quick tour of menopause symptoms

Ruth Devlin of the fantastic coaching consultancy Let’s Talk Menopause has been helping us to demystify this time of life for the...
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Uma Dinsmore-Tuli
Uma Dinsmore-Tuli

Uma Dinsmore-Tuli

Yoga Therapist

Menopause yoga nidra for disturbed sleep and low mood

Yoga Nidra is a special kind of yoga that helps you rest and restore through what’s called ‘yogic sleep’. It’s a kind...
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