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 (and slightly controversial) concept that refers to when both partners in a relationship (generally in their 40s and...
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Louise Reed
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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Louise Reed
Sophie Bostock

Sophie Bostock

Sleep Expert and Coach

Why Does Menopause Make You Tired?

If you’re struggling to fall asleep, or stay asleep through the night, you’re not alone. In this article, Dr. Sophie Bostock, sleep expert and evangelist, explains why menopause can make you tired, what kind of sleep problems can occur during menopause and why fatigue and tiredness can feel so overwhelming at menopause, and signposts evidence-based strategies for improving your sleep. 
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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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Professor Myra Hunter
Professor Myra Hunter

Professor Myra Hunter

CBT Expert

How to talk to your teenagers about perimenopause and menopause

In international news, July saw a rare breakthrough in menopause – the topic will now be added to secondary school sex and relationship lessons in the UK curriculum.
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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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Louise Reed
Jane Collins

Jane Collins

Health & Her Editor

Can a vegan diet help with 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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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 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,...
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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 flashes, migraines and fatigue, alongside a...
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Angie Egan

How to make female friends

‘The deepest principle of human nature is the craving to be appreciated’ – William James. Don’t worry, the irony of starting a...
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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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Caitlin Whiteley
Caitlin Whiteley

Caitlin Whiteley

Author

Yoga for menopause: restorative yoga types & poses for menopause

The benefits of yoga for your body, mind, and all around emotional and physical wellbeing seem to have no end. Research has...
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Ruth Devlin

How to explain menopause to a man

Are the men in your life utterly clueless when it comes to menopause matters? Wish they could walk a day in your...
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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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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

How to combat low energy levels during menopause

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

Natural ways to improve your sleep in menopause

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

Best exercises for menopausal 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

Menopause and 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

What is the best nightwear for menopause night sweats?

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 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

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 estrogen and progesterone, it is also an important...
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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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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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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

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

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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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

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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