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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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Hay fever and Allergies in Menopause

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  Runny or blocked nose, cough, sneezing, tight chest, heightened asthma.  Could it be hay fever?  Am I more susceptible to allergies in the Peri and Menopause years? Yes, we have a virus going around the World, but tree pollen season is upon us. Hay fever in the UK typically starts from mid to late…

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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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Menopause Retreat Tofte Manor Bedford

Take Time out to Breathe! Time out for You! Nurture yourself and join Caroline and Cat, for a Menopause Retreat at the stunning Tofte Manor in Bedford. 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…

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Natural solution to coughs and colds in Menopause

It’s the time of year when many are coming down with the common cough or cold, and sore throats.  It’s not surprising that after the Christmas Holidays, or the summer break, all the factors such as the back to work stress, combined with poor diet, drinking more alcohol than usual, lack of sleep and change…

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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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9 foods for Anxiety and Depression in Menopause

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Struggling with your mood swings, anxiety or depression, it’s common in women with Hormonal Imbalance, Peri Menopause and Post Menopause.  A poor functioning gut can lead to unwanted hormonal symptoms.  During a client consultation I look for signs of inflammation and often recommend nutrition plans or detox to help fix the microbiome first (the bacteria…

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GPs WRONGLY give antidepressants to menopausal women

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Have you been offered antidepressants by your GP for your Menopausal symptoms? An article in the Daily Express Newspaper states – “Hundreds of thousands of menopausal women are being prescribed antidepressants because poorly trained GPs are misdiagnosing their symptoms, campaigners warn. Women often suffer anxiety and mood swings as they reach the menopause but doctors…

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Natural Solutions to Blue Monday

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It’s Blue Monday, the name given to the so-called most depressing day of the year, which in 2020 falls today Monday 20th January, here’s some natural solutions to get your through! The 3rd Monday of the year was found to be the most depressing day of the year by Dr Cliff Arnall, who identified that…

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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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My top Herbal teas for Menopause

If you’re like me you’ll be well aware that the big high street coffee chains have brought out their Red cups or Christmas drink selections full of syrups, creams and naughtiness.  Yes, I’m so tempted, I love my gingerbread lattes……. and that new Starbucks Marshmallow hot chocolate is just too scrummy! Not making me look…

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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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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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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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