Expert menopause advice

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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Rosie Letts
Rosie Letts

Rosie Letts

Nutritional Therapist

Mood changes during menopause – does what you eat make a difference?

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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Relate

Menopause and relationships

Relate, is a UK provider of relationship support, discuss how relationships may change as you discover you are perimenopausal, and as you...
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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 Simple 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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Relate
Relate

Relate

Relationship Counsellors

Painful sex and relationships – how to talk about it and improve things together

Are menopause symptoms making sex painful? Relate, a UK-based largest provider of relationship support, has worked with Health & Her to develop...
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Anne Henderson
Anne Henderson

Anne Henderson

Consultant Gynaecologist

Loss of libido in perimenopause and menopause – is it biological or psychological?

If you’ve noticed a change in your sex drive – and you’re not comfortable with the situation – you might be worried...
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Julie Dennis
Julie Dennis

Julie Dennis

Career Coach

Low energy levels at menopause – how to get more out of your day

Are you tired all the time? Do you wake exhausted, stumble through the day and fall home too tired to properly engage...
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Caroline Barnes
Caroline Barnes

Caroline Barnes

Make-up Artist

Menopause skincare tips by Caroline Barnes

So you’ve finally got your skincare regime just perfect: you’ve found the products you love, and you’re feeling at home in your...
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Anne Henderson
Anne Henderson

Anne Henderson

Consultant Gynaecologist

Incontinence at menopause – urinary changes and why they happen

Suddenly having little leaks? Increased urinary frequency or urgency, and incontinence at menopause happens – even if you’ve never had problems in...
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Relate
Relate

Relate

Relationship Counsellors

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

Relate, a UK-based network of relationship counsellors, has worked with Health & Her to develop advice to help you and your partner...
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Rosie Letts
Rosie Letts

Rosie Letts

Nutritional Therapist

Headaches during menopause – does diet make a difference?

What causes headaches at menopause, and how can you reduce them? Qualified nutritional therapist Rosie Letts explains what’s going on – and...
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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 flashes, taken control of the emotional rollercoaster… but you’re feeling down because your dress size has...
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Rosie Letts
Rosie Letts

Rosie Letts

Nutritional Therapist

Nutrition for sleep - natural ways to improve your menopause sleep

Want to understand your menopause sleep problems from a nutritional perspective? Rosie Letts, qualified and registered nutritional therapist, explains what’s happening, and...
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Caroline Barnes
Caroline Barnes

Caroline Barnes

Make-up Artist

Makeup for menopause tutorial by Caroline Barnes

Makeup for menopause… is it different?   Should you change formulas to beat those hot flushes? What about skincare? Is it time...
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Jane Dowling
Jane Dowling

Jane Dowling

Exercise Practitioner

Exercises for menopause weight gain

We all know that getting moving and being mindful about diet are the best way to fight menopause weight gain. But what...
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Ruth Devlin
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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Dr Shilpa McQuillan
Dr Shilpa McQuillan

Dr Shilpa McQuillan

General Practitioner

Headaches – A Doctor’s overview

Dr Shilpa McQuillan discusses headaches at menopause. Why do they happen, and how can you reduce the impact they’re having on your...
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Gilly Woo
Gilly Woo

Gilly Woo

Stylist

Want the best nightwear for menopause night sweats? Ask a stylist…

Do you regularly wake up drenched in sweat, night clothes soaked through, stuck to your sheets? Menopause related night sweats are a...
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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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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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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...
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Anita Ralph
Anita Ralph

Anita Ralph

Qualified Medical Herbalist

Herbal remedies to try 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 Rebeccah Tomlinson
Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

Dr Rebeccah Tomlinson

General Practitioner

Can Menopause Affect Testosterone Levels?

Testosterone tends to be primarily spoken of as a ‘male’ hormone but, along with estrogen and progesterone, it is also an important...
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Anne Henderson
Anne Henderson

Anne Henderson

Consultant Gynaecologist

Painful sex, menopause and you – what’s happening and how to feel more comfortable

Why do some women start to find sex painful around menopause? Vaginal and anatomical changes can lead to poor lubrication, as well...
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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 estrogen levels...
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Helen Roach
Helen Roach

Helen Roach

Nutritionist

Intermittent fasting for women in 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 estrogen 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

Can hormone therapy make your symptoms worse?

For many women hormone therapy (hormone therapy) is the answer they have been searching for when it comes to minimizing, or stopping,...
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Dr Shilpa McQuillan
Dr Shilpa McQuillan

Dr Shilpa McQuillan

General Practitioner

Hormone Therapy (HT) guide

What is Hormone Therapy (HT), and could it be for you? Our doctor, Shilpa McQuillan, has created the really useful guide to...
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Jane Collins
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

What is Perimenopause?

Perimenopause is defined literally as ‘around the time of the menopause’. Put simply, it is the stage of life when you’re still...
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Helen Roach
Helen Roach

Helen Roach

Nutritionist

Perimenopause Diet Nutrition & Foods for Healthy 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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Dr Deborah Lancastle
Dr Deborah Lancastle

Dr Deborah Lancastle

Registered and Chartered Health Psychologist

Mental health and perimenopause

Perimenopause, the stage before menopause, can be a particularly difficult time for women, both physically and psychologically. Mental health issues – such...
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Sophie Bostock
Sophie Bostock

Sophie Bostock

Sleep Expert and Coach

How to sleep better during Menopause

Is menopause messing with your sleep? Here are tools, techniques and treatment to reclaim your rest If you’re struggling to fall asleep,...
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Dr Shilpa McQuillan
Dr Shilpa McQuillan

Dr Shilpa McQuillan

General Practitioner

Hot flashes – A doctor’s overview

Dr Shilpa McQuillan discusses hot flashes – what are they, why do they happen, and how can you reduce the impact they’re...
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Dr Shilpa McQuillan
Dr Shilpa McQuillan

Dr Shilpa McQuillan

General Practitioner

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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Anita Ralph
Anita Ralph

Anita Ralph

Qualified Medical Herbalist

Hot flashes – a herbal perspective

Qualified Medical Herbalist Anita Ralph discusses natural ways to control hot flashes. Well-tolerated, safe and highly effective, can medicinal herbs and food plants provide natural relief for you?
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Gilly Woo
Gilly Woo

Gilly Woo

Stylist

How to dress for hot flashes

Here are Gilly Woo’s secrets of staying stylish when you’re feeling hot, hot, hot…
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Julie Dennis
Julie Dennis

Julie Dennis

Career Coach

Managing menopause at work

How many woman hours are being lost to menopause every year? How much does that cost us personally and professionally? And what...
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Rosie Letts
Rosie Letts

Rosie Letts

Nutritional Therapist

Menopause nutrition: How to eat for a healthier, happier menopause

Tucking into tasty food to relieve menopause symptoms? It can’t be that simple… can it? Rosie Letts is a qualified nutritional therapist,...
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Dr Shilpa McQuillan
Dr Shilpa McQuillan

Dr Shilpa McQuillan

General Practitioner

Perimenopause to menopause and post-menopause – A doctor’s overview

From the time you start noticing changes and symptoms to beyond your last period, menopause is a time of multiple changes. Many...
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Gilly Woo

Don’t let periods or leaks dampen your style

There's no skirting around it: changes to flow around menopause can bring with then sudden, unexpected periods; and heavier flow that's hard...
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Uma Dinsmore-Tuli
Uma Dinsmore-Tuli

Uma Dinsmore-Tuli

Yoga Therapist

Yoga for hot flashes

Can yoga help you take control of your hot flashes? Though you may not be able to stop that hot tide rising,...
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Dr Shilpa McQuillan
Dr Shilpa McQuillan

Dr Shilpa McQuillan

General Practitioner

How to talk to your doctor about menopause

Not sure where to start when it comes to discussing menopause with your doctor? Doctor Shilpa McQuillan is here for you, with...
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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...
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