The Menopause Blog

Does The Menopause Affect Friendships?

Have your friendships suddenly become a bit fraught or you’ve noticed it’s getting much harder to be around the people you care about the most? These are both tell-tale signs that your menopause could be affecting your relationships. Read on to discover how to avoid doing irreparable damage to your closest, oldest and most cherished friendships…

Your Libido and What to Expect in the Menopause…

Finding ways to come to terms with your changing body shape, maintaining flexibility and discovering how to be intimate as you both move into a more mature phase of life certainly needs to be discussed if you want to keep the sparks alight.

Are you getting enough B-vitamins?

When it comes to the menopause and feeling fatigued it could be worth you while considering what your B-vitamin status is. This group of vitamins can be easily depleted by stress and a busy lifestyle and are essential for supporting energy, mind and mood…

Digestive troubles and the menopause – are they linked?

When it comes to talking about the menopause, you’re likely to be familiar with the warnings of hot flushes, night sweats, fatigue and changes in your periods. However, not many women tend to share how the menopause affects their digestion.

It's Time To Talk Waterworks

Discussing bladder issues may feel embarrassing but despite this they are common. 13% of women experience urinary leakage at some point in their lives and urinary tract infections may occur in 50% of women. The increase in bladder issues in menopause may partly be due to changing oestrogen levels and as levels decline, tissues in the urinary tract and vagina wall may become thinner...

How Important Is Vitamin C During The Menopause?

You’re probably used to hearing about the benefits of vitamin C for the immune system, as it often springs to mind if you catch a cold or suspect that your immune system needs support fighting an infection. But this clever vitamin could do far more than bolster up your immune army, it’s involvement in skin, heart and bone health make it an ideal companion for the menopause.