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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 – ...

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 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...

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 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 & ...

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Low energy levels from menopause and 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 ...

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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 ...

Coping with stress and anxiety during menopause: expert advice from a GP

Some of the most challenging menopause symptoms are the ones you can’t see. GP Dr Shilpa McQuillan discusses the psychological side of menopause, and the symptoms many women visit her for help with: stress and anxiety, low mood and ...

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Menopause, perimenopause and post-menopause – A GP’s overview

From the time you start noticing changes and symptoms to beyond your last period, menopause is a time of multiple changes. Many of us feel mystified by what’s going on.