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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 ...

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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 ...

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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’. ...

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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 ...

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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) guide

What is Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), and could it be for you? Our GP Shilpa McQuillan has created the really ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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’...

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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 ...

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Yoga for hot flushes

Can yoga help you take control of your hot flushes? Though you may not be able to stop that hot ...

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Hot flushes – a herbal perspective

Qualified Medical Herbalist Anita Ralph discusses natural ways to control hot flushes. Well-tolerated, safe and highly effective, can medicinal herbs ...

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​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 ...

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Yoga for menopause joint pain

According to the British Menopause Society, around 18% of women find that their joints become sore and achy at menopause. In ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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Why do periods get worse before menopause?

Many women hope their periods will slow down, lighten then stop at menopause… but unfortunately, this isn’t always the ...

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Menopause vaginal changes explained

At menopause, many women experience vaginal changes including dryness, shortening and tightening. This is perfectly normal, and for most women, ...

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Loss of sex drive at 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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