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Perimenopause Diet Nutrition & Foods for Healthy Perimenopause

It’s old news now that the way you eat can have a massive impact on how you feel. With ...

Mental health and perimenopause

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

Menopause contraception: everything you need to know about menopause & contraception

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

Is menopause messing with your sleep? Tools, techniques and treatment to reclaim your rest

If you’re struggling to fall asleep, or stay asleep through the night, you’re not alone. In this article, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hot flashes – A doctor’s overview

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

Coping with 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 ...

Stress and anxiety – a doctor’s overview

Some of the most challenging menopause related symptoms are the ones you can’t see. Dr Shilpa McQuillan discusses the ...

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 ...

​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 ...

Makeup for hot flashes by Caroline Barnes

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

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’. ...

Want the best nightwear for menopause night sweats? Ask a stylist…

Do you regularly wake up drenched in sweat, night clothes soaked through, stuck to your sheets? Menopause related night sweats ...

CBT for menopause

Does cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for hot flashes and other menopause symptoms really work?   Myra S Hunter, Emeritus Professor ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Managing menopause at work

How many woman hours are being lost to menopause every year? How much does that cost us personally and professionally? ...

Hormone Therapy (HT) guide

What is Hormone Therapy (HT), and could it be for you? Our doctor, Shilpa McQuillan, has created the really useful ...

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. ...

How to dress for hot flashes

Stylist’s secrets to manage your wardrobe even if your temperature’s out of control Here are Gilly Woo’s ...

Hot flashes – a herbal perspective

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

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 ...

Menopause and relationships

Relate, is a UK provider of relationship support, discuss how relationships may change as you discover you are perimenopausal, and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Menopause vaginal changes explained

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

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

From the time you start noticing changes and symptoms to beyond your last period, menopause is a time of multiple ...

Makeup for menopause tutorial by Caroline Barnes

Makeup for menopause… is it different? Should you change formulas to beat those hot flashes? What about skincare? Is it ...