Health & Wellness
Progesterone – Do We Need It?
Progesterone helps to thin the womb’s lining; this protects us against endometrial cancer.
What’s going on with my weight?
Weight gain is a common problem for women during menopause. Is there a reason for it, and can we do anything?
Brain Fog or Memory Loss?
Would you know the difference between brain fog and memory loss? What are the classic symptoms of menopause v ageing?
Joint Pain and Digestive Issues during Menopause
What causes joint pain and digestive issues during menopause, and is there anything that we can do to support our wellbeing thus eleviating these problems.
Menopause & Weight Gain
One of the most common complaints from peri and menopausal women is weight gain, particularly around the belly area.
Is this just another gift from the menopause fairy, or is there any real explanation for this?
Vagina or Vulva – Would you know the difference?
Taking care of all area’s of our body is vital. Particularly during menopause, so nows the time to get the discussions going and become more empowered as we do.
Friend or Foe – When is it time to let go?
Whether its a school friend, a work friend, a past relationsip friend sometimes we have to let go. And that grieving process can be real and tough.
Why you should ditch the scales
Let’s face it, we all have a love hate relationship with the bathroom scales. Here we are given a little bit of friendly advice as to why we should ditch them.
Private Menopause Healthcare
Is private medical healthcare the only option when you don’t feel as though you’re getting the correct care? And if you decide to take this route how much will it actually cost?
The Sunshine Vitamin
Walk into any health food shop; vitamins and supplements available are at an all-time high. The choices can be overwhelming, as the industry bombard you with information about what you should be taking and when. If you invested in them all, it might break the bank, and you could spend half of your life popping pills.
Written by: Nikki Blackwell
Menopause and the Brain.
Have you ever wondered why we all react differently to our menopause? Not just hormonally. What about those chemicals in our brains. How do they affect us as well?
We have unpacked this with the help of Aidan Smith. You will also find a very insightful video as part of this post.
Your speed dial retreat
A Hop Skip and jump for the hustle and bustle of city living, and you are surrounded by the beautiful countryside, quaint coffee shops and alpacas for company. And that’s before you even begin to really relax!
Exercises that make you smile
Does the thought of exercising fill you with dread. Would entering a gym be the last thing on your agenda? Then read on for a little bit of inspiration to put the fun back into exercising.
Can menopause cause hair loss…
For many women, our hair is something we control. We cut it, style it and choose how to wear it. It is an expression of ourselves, our personality and our image.
Acne and Rosacea in menopause…
As many of us know when we start our menopause journey this is the start of a natural decline in our reproductive hormones. Oestrogen is a powerhouse hormone continued…
Hyaluronic Acid Treatment for Vaginal Dryness…
Have you got a spare £500+ to spend on Vaginal Health? Then check this out!!
What is vaginal rejuvenation?
Vaginal rejuvenation is a broad term that covers several vaginal corrective procedures.
Menopause aches and pains
Let’s face it the sudden onset of aches and pains can make anyone feel down. But what about when there is nothing physically wrong.
Sleep issues during the menopause…
Sleep is so underrated in today’s society. We live in a culture that tells us that our days should never end. That we can squeeze in that extra hour on that project that is killing our joy.
Testosterone or not…
Testosterone is one of the sex hormones that women produce. Many people think of it as the “male hormone”, but women need to have testosterone too. In fact, women produce three times as much testosterone than oestrogen before the menopause.
Vaginal Rejuvenation (Yes or No)?
What is vaginal rejuvenation? Vaginal rejuvenation is a broad term that covers several vaginal corrective procedures. These procedures are meant to correct problems that can occur after giving birth or during the ageing process. Conditions can include: Laxity (lack of...
Hyaluronic Acid Treatment for the Vagina
Have you got a spare £500+ to spend on Vaginal Health? Then check this out!! New and revolutionary vaginal rejuvenation treatment called Desirial (first hyaluronic acid specifically formulated for intimate feminine problems and benefits from the CE safety mark) and...
How to get a better night sleep, even during the menopause!
Women in particular struggle with sleep deprivation. From caring for a newborn to hot sweats during the menopause. Or struggling with unseen illnesses such as underactive thyroids, where you can sleep all afternoon but as soon as your head hits the pillow they are...
Dry skin during the menopause
Dry skin during the menopause, and beyond If you are anything like the rest of us you may have taken your skin for granted for the best part of your life. Think sunbeds, large amounts of wine and the odd sleepless night. You may have even been proud of your cleanse,...
Menopause Vitamins – 5 of the best
5 of the best vitamins to take during the Menopause Here we are giving a rundown of the top 5 vitamins required during the menopause. Many can be found by eating a healthy diet, however, on the odd occasion, it may be necessary to add supplements to your diet....
Exercise and the Menopause
Now, you have either clicked on this post because it was an accident, or because you want to learn about something that will benefit you. Whichever one it is I am with you!I would like to take you back to my school days when the word exercise used to fill me with...
Menopause and Mindset
Does menopause affect our mindset? According to Wikipedia A Mindset is a set of assumptions, methods, or notions held by one or more people or groups of people. A mindset can also be seen as arising out of a person's world view or philosophy of life. A mindset may be...
Menopause aches and pains
Let's face it the sudden onset of aches and pains can make anyone feel down. But what about when there is nothing physically wrong. You know the scenario after a not so good nights sleep due to constantly tossing and turning, or throwing the bedclothes off and on the...
Confidence and Self Efficacy – How to find it again
Self-Efficacy and why believing in yourself matters. When you face a challenge, do you rise and accomplish your goal or do you give up and feel defeated? Do you push the on switch and rocket forward, or do you doubt your abilities to be able to overcome...
Do neurological tracts in women affect how we deal with the menopause?
Introduction Welcome by Sarah and introduction of Aidan Smith - MA Fitness, Personal Trainer with a vast knowledge of menopause. How to manage symptoms, diet and nutrition and understanding why women suffer different symptoms. During your studies have you found any...