Expert menopause advice

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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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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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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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 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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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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Dr Deborah Lancastle
Dr Deborah Lancastle

Dr Deborah Lancastle

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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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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helen roach
Helen Roach

Helen Roach

Nutritionist

Everything you need to know about diet for perimenopause

It’s old news now that the way you eat can have a massive impact on how you feel. With fad diets popping...
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Caitlin Whiteley
Caitlin Whiteley

Caitlin Whiteley

Author

The top 5 best exercises for Menopause

Menopause can put your body through the ringer, both physically and mentally. With joint aches, hot flushes, migraines and fatigue, alongside a...
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Helen Roach
Helen Roach

Helen Roach

Nutritionist

Phytoestrogens - what are they and how can they help in menopause?

For many women, the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause can be frustrating and can affect everyday life. Though there are options available...
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Professor Myra Hunter
Professor Myra Hunter

Professor Myra Hunter

CBT Expert

CBT for menopause and hot flushes

Does Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for hot flushes and other menopause symptoms really work? In this article she introduces Cognitive Behavioural Therapy...
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Gilly Woo
Gilly Woo

Gilly Woo

Stylist

How to look and feel fabulous, whatever your waist size

So you’ve breezed through the hot flushes, taken control of the emotional rollercoaster… but you’re feeling down because your dress size has...
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Relate
Relate

Relate

Relationship Counsellors

Loss of libido in perimenopause and menopause - Working through it with your partner

Libido, sex drive, sizzle, in the mood… call it what you will, your desire to have sex can take a real hit as...
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Josh Lea
Dr Shilpa McQuillan

Dr Shilpa McQuillan

General Practitioner

How to cope with stress and anxiety during menopause: expert advice from a GP

by Dr Shilpa McQuillan, ⊕ medically reviewed by Dr Rebecca Tomlinson on 5th September, 2022 Some of the most challenging menopause symptoms are the ones...
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Relate
Relate

Relate

Relationship Counsellors

How to manage stress, anxiety and anger and keep your relationship strong

Relate, the UK’s largest network of relationship counsellors, has worked with Health & Her to develop advice to help you and your...
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Dr Shilpa McQuillan
Dr Shilpa McQuillan

Dr Shilpa McQuillan

General Practitioner

Menopause, perimenopause and post-menopause – A doctors overview

by Dr Shilpa McQuillan, ⊕ medically reviewed by Dr Rebecca Tomlinson on 5th September, 2022 From the time you start noticing changes and symptoms to...
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