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Treat Menopause Hot Flushes with sweet potato

This month I’ve been talking all about Foods to help hot flashes and moods in peri and post menopause and today we’re talking sweet potato. Eating sweet food such as sweet potatoes can help to beat sugar cravings before your normal menstrual period, but I came across this great article on one ladies’ finding and…

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Crying and emotional in Menopause

I don’t know why I’m crying! I hear this all the time from my Clients and women and my menopause meet-ups. AND I TOTALLY GET IT!! This was me! Age 40, crying for absolutely no reason. Life was good. I have nothing to worry or complain about. So why was I sad and in tears…

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Heart Attacks signs in post menopause women

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Heart attacks and coronary heart disease kills twice as many women in the UK as breast cancer every year, and is the single biggest killer of women worldwide. The risk rises post menopause, but would you spot the signs of a heart attack – carry on reading. There are more than 800,000 women in the…

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Homeopathy for Menopause

Every woman is different and makes the transition through the menopause in their own way, either the medical route or the natural route such as Homeopathy.  Some breeze through with very few symptoms and others or most struggle with hot flashes, fatigue, anxiety, palpitations or other symptoms. Sadly modern medicine doesn’t allow women to listen…

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PERI-MENOPAUSE & HORMONES 8 WEEK BREAKTHROUGH PROGRAM

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Are you serious about fixing those Peri Menopause symptoms? Sleep Weight Moods Energy Hot flashes This 8 week program is for you if: You’ve got symptoms but are not getting any answers You’re fed up with symptoms – night sweats, hot flushes, forgetfulness You’re open to making lifestyle changes You want to feel and look…

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REGULAR SEX REDUCES EARLY MENOPAUSE

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Those who had sex regularly once a week or more were 28 per cent less likely to start the menopause early and reduce the risk. I came across this article in the press, and thought this was interesting.  During my peri-menopause I’m fortunate to have a healthy libido and sex life, but I know of…

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Menopause Policy Derry City & Strabane Council

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Derry City and Strabane District Council have agreed to adopt a menopause policy at a meeting on Tuesday. It is understood that this is the first council in all of Northern Ireland to adopt this kind of policy. The policy aims to outline what menopause is, reduce absenteeism due to menopausal symptoms and provide support…

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MENOPAUSE RETREATS 2020

MENOPAUSE RETREATS – TIME TO BREATHE – TIME FOR YOU Nurture yourself, join Catherine and Cat and “The Menopause Tribe”  for a Menopause Retreat. A safe space, where you can be open and honest, feel understood and supported. Discover how to alleviate your Perimenopause & Menopausal symptoms naturally, how to feel happier more often, live…

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Menopause at work ACAS

Today is World Menopause Day and I was pleased to speak with a member of Acas who shared some new guidance to help employers and managers to support their staff in the workplace. Acas has published new guidance to help employers and managers support staff who are affected by menopause symptoms at work.  You can…

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World Menopause Day 2019: Milton Keynes

World Menopause Day is on October the 18th, having been designated by The International Menopause Society in collaboration with the World Health Organization. The purpose of the day is to raise awareness on the menopause and support options for improving health and wellbeing.  The theme of World Menopause Day 2019 is Testosterone for Women in Midlife. The month…

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Menopause Meet-ups Milton Keynes

Join us for “Mochas & Menopause” or “Mocktails & Menopause Milton Keynes” to talk The M Word, breaking the taboo, increasing awareness, a safe place to share experiences and make friends. It’s time to talk about the “M” word! Yep, let’s break the Taboo. Our event is open to Women who are interested in chatting…

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BMJ Editorial: HRT Menopause and breast cancer risk:

At The Hormone Fairy we focus on Natural Menopause Support, with Nutrition, Homeopathic Remedies, Flower Essences, Lifestyle advice and other complementary therapies to help women get through the Menopause naturally.   However some of our Clients take Medication including HRT alongside their natural support, every woman is individual and must choose the option that is right…

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Signs and Symptoms of Perimenopause

Let’s get real, if you’re not aware of what’s going on with your hormones and the perimenopause then it can leave you feeling like you’re going crazy and trapped inside a confused body! The Perimenopause can be a journey full of symptoms!  It’s commonly known that there are up to 40 symptoms or more, just…

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What’s Perimenopause

Don’t freak out, it’s not a disease, it’s the mirror image of puberty, the hormonal shift that all women naturally go through on their way to full menopause. Your body is shutting down your reproductive zone!  Naturally changing, but often causing a rollercoaster of emotion and body changes, every woman experiences this differently depending on…

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Emepelle skincare gets to the root cause of ageing caused by menopause

Many menopause symptoms are well-known but how it affects the skin isn’t.  As oestrogen levels decline, women can experience accelerated collagen loss and skin ageing.  In fact, clinical studies show that women can lose up to 30% of collagen during the first 5 years of menopause. Emepelle is the only skincare range available to actively…

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Menopause Support Group

Do you have questions about the Peri Menopause or Menopause? Your periods are all over the place, your sex drive is through the roof, or maybe your libido is no where to be seen!  You’re forgetful, full of anxiety at work.  You’re shouting one moment and then in tears the next.  And then there’s the…

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One Million Working Days a Year ‘Lost to Menopause’ Across Wales

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Here’s a great article and some interesting research by Health & Her. Women in Wales are being forced to take time off from work due to debilitating menopause symptoms, new research by a Welsh healthcare company has revealed. Around a fifth of working women in Wales in the core ‘menopause age’ – aged between 50…

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Why I recommend Dutch Test for Hormone Testing

Over the years working with my female clients, I’ve learnt that if your steroid hormones are out of balance, it can affect every other system in your body.  Testing your hormones (instead of guessing) is crucial to feeling better!  Whilst Lab tests won’t cure you, test results can show you data on where your body…

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9 Top Tips to help those Peri-menopause Mood Swings

In a recent survey 74% of women in their early 40s struggled with a low mood!  And 71% of women aged 41-55 found their low moods were linked to the Peri-menopause. Do you start the day feeling like Mary Poppins and end the day more like Cruella de Vil? Are you screaming at your partner…

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Denise van Outen: Golf has helped with perimenopausal anxiety

Denise van Outen says taking up golf has helped her deal with perimenopausal anxiety, and has “calmed” her and given her a confidence boost. Denise van Outen says golf has “really helped” her deal with perimenopausal anxiety. The 45-year-old actress believes the sport can be a great activity to help how women of a certain…

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Joint aches and muscle pain in Menopause

In my recent survey a high percentage of women had new symptoms of muscle aches and joint pain. It’s quite common in Peri-menopause and menopausal women, sometimes worse in the morning and improving throughout the day. Oestrogen has an important role in maintaining joint and bone health, it’s thought that it minimise the swelling around…

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Healthy Oestrogen Smoothie for Vagina Dryness and Painful Sex

It’s common for post menopausal ladies to suffer with vagina dryness and atrophy, which often leads to painful sex due to low oestrogen levels, also dry skin and joint pain! As our sex hormones naturally lower, our endocrine system and the adrenal glands take over some of the production of oestrogen and other sex hormones.…

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How hormones affect your energy and weight

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Are willpower and self-control the real solution to low energy and high weight? Maybe not. It might actually be your (powerful) hormones. And we’re not just talking about sex hormones here; we’re talking about the hormones that directly affect your blood sugar, metabolism, and appetite. Things that actually control your energy and weight. Let’s go…

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Supplements for Perimenopause

My Mum went through the Menopause at 42, so I wasn’t surprised when I started to see symptoms of the Perimenopause in my late 30’s, especially as I was going through a period of stress in my life. As my ovaries started to go into decline, and my hormone levels naturally lowered I was seeing…

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