Women across the UK gathered this month for Menopause Café events to open up about their worries and concerns regarding the change in a private and trustworthy environment. 14 events took place across the nation, located between Perth and Petersfield, have already taken part this year, with several other events lined up already! Women who […]
Menopausal women have a lot to put up with during the change- from the hot flushes to mood swings, this time in a woman’s life can be a huge challenge to face, particularly when they are not getting enough sleep. Insomnia, unfortunately, is something which is experienced by several women, both premenopausal and menopausal.
When you first start to notice the changes that your body goes through during perimenopause and menopause, physical symptoms such as a missed period or a hot flush may take precedence in your mind as some of the biggest differences to your body that you’ve noticed. However, as your body experiences a reduced level of […]
The ‘change’ makes the menopause sound like the mysterious, creepy, unknown- kind of like in the film ‘The Happening’ (perhaps for a lot of women this really does describe the menopause!). With so many people keeping hush hush about this natural, but life-altering, change in a woman’s life, it’s no surprise that many women are […]
Carol Vorderman, TV personality, known for career on Countdown and her recent appearance on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! has opened up about her battle with depression, brought on by the menopause.
If hot flushes and sweats weren’t enough for us to deal with daily, resulting in us needing an instant hot flush relief; recent studies have shown another side effect of the menopause that may be another cause of discomfort! The studies showed that the menopause has been linked to a decline in the function of […]
Mood swings can often be one of the worst things about the menopause; whilst other symptoms like hot flushes can be managed with hot flush cooling spray, many women describe the mood swings as one of the most challenging symptoms as they can often feel out of control of their emotions. Feelings of anxiety, sadness […]
Julie Etchingham, who presents the ITV’s Tonight show on ITV 1, highlighted the nation’s silence around the menopause in last night’s episode. The shows aim was to bring to light the issues that face many women in the UK. The show followed several women, including well-known celebrities and women in the workplace, to support groups […]
Menopause is something that comes along as we get a little older and can put a spanner in the works. However, think of it as a new beginning for your body, out with the old and in with the new (well that’s what they always say!). I know what a struggle it can be, but […]
Sex education is something that has sensitive teachings in many schools when we grew up, but even in today’s schools little is said about the menopause, with more focus given to sexual health and puberty (which of course is very important) but is it any wonder that many women are misinformed about menopause and the […]