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What is Perimenopause?

Perimenopause translates literally as ‘around the time of the menopause’. Put simply, it is the stage of life when you’...

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 ...

Perimenopause and mental health

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

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Blood tests for hormone levels in menopause

For many women, working out whether or not you’re in perimenopause or menopause can feel like a bit of a guessing game, especially if you are taking hormonal contraception, which can mask or cause one of the key signs ...

Phytoestrogen rich foods for menopause

Phytoestrogens and menopause

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

Menopause Contraception

Menopause contraception: everything you need to know about menopause & contraception from menopause specialist GP Dr. Kate Burns

Amongst the many challenges faced by women who are experiencing perimenopause or menopause, contraception is not one that is frequently talked about.

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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, ...

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’. ...

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 ...

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) & Who is It Intended For?

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), and could it be for you? Our GP Shilpa McQuillan has created the really useful guide to demystify HRT: what it is, how it works, the options available, the risks, and the benefits.

Is it the menopause or is it life?

In this article she looks at the challenges of menopause from a psychological perspective – and provides lots of actionable advice to help you understand and take control of your experience.

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 ...

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How to explain menopause to a man

Ruth Devlin of the fantastic coaching consultancy Let’s Talk Menopause has been helping us to demystify this time of ...

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 ...

CBT for menopause

Does Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for hot flushes and other menopause symptoms really work? Myra S Hunter, Emeritus Professor of ...

Managing menopause in the workplace

Many woman hours are being lost to menopause here in the UK every year. However, the personal and professional cost ...

Menopause advice for partners and those in relationships

Relate, the UK’s largest provider of relationship support, discuss how relationships may change as you discover you are perimenopausal, ...

How to talk to your GP about menopause

Not sure where to start when it comes to discussing menopause with your doctor? GP Shilpa McQuillan is here for you, with practical advice to make the most of your appointments – even when it’s time to talk about symptoms ...

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...

Incontinence at menopause – urinary changes and why they happen

Suddenly having little leaks? Increased urinary frequency or urgency, and incontinence at menopause happens...

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 ...

Coping with your emotions during menopause

Many women experience low mood, anxiety and sudden flashes of irritability during menopause – but what can we do to cope when extremes of emotion hit? Health Psychologist Dr Deborah Lancastle explains...

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 ...

Painful sex in menopause – 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...

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

Are menopause symptoms making sex painful? Relate, the UK’s largest provider of relationship support, has worked with Health & ...

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 ...

Menopause Headaches A GP’s overview

GP Dr Shilpa McQuillan discusses headaches at menopause. Why do they happen, and how can you reduce the impact they’re having on your life. From lifestyle changes to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), there’s a lot you can do ...

Hot flushes – A GP’s overview

GP Dr Shilpa McQuillan discusses hot flushes – what are they, why do they happen, and how can you reduce the ...

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for hot flushes

Is it possible to manage hot flushes in a natural way? The science says yes! Many studies have proved that ...

Makeup for hot flushes by Caroline Barnes

How do you mod your makeup bag for menopause? Hot flushes might well be your biggest worry. Watch as celeb ...