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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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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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Milton Keynes Menopause Events

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Join us for “Mochas & Menopause” or “Mocktails & Menopause” to talk The M Word, breaking the taboo, increasing awareness, our Meet-ups are a safe place to share your experiences, feel heard and understood, be supported and make new friends. It’s time to talk about the “M” word! Yep, let’s break the Taboo. Our event…

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Bedford Menopause Meet-ups and Cafes

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Join us for “Mochas & Menopause” or “Mocktails & Menopause” to talk The M Word, breaking the taboo, increasing awareness, our Meet-ups are a safe place to share your experiences, feel heard and understood, be supported and make new friends. It’s time to talk about the “M” word! Yep, let’s break the Taboo. Our event…

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Detox BreakFree from Menopause Hormone Hostage Hell

Are you hostage to your Hormones? Overwhelmed by weight gain, brain fog and low energy during your 40’s and 50’s caused by the Peri and Post Menopause? Yes! Then this 10 day Detox Plan is going to give you the kick start to get you back on track. With REAL FOOD, no pills, lotions or…

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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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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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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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