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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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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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 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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