The Menopause Blog

What is oestrogen and how is it linked to the menopause?

One of the most common words that you are going to hear in connection with the menopause is ‘oestrogen’. Getting oestrogen savvy, understanding how this hormone works and changes during the different stages of womanhood could help you feel more at ease during the menopause. So here goes…

Vaginal atrophy, that’s one of the menopause’s little rewards!

It’s one thing dealing with hot flushes, mood swings and weight gain but it really doesn’t seem fair that once women make it through the menopause there are a whole heap of vaginal issues that become the next postmenopausal issue to be prepared for.

The Menopause & Varicose Veins

How can changing hormone levels increases the risk of varicose veins for post-menopausal women? We suggest some easy-to-follow nutrition and lifestyle tips to support the health, strength, flexibility and integrity of blood vessel walls for menopausal women concerned with varicose veins.  

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions to send menopausal symptoms packing!

Your menopause could last for years so if you were burying your head in the sand in 2019 then now is the time to face facts about your hormonal transition. The start of a new year brings the opportunity to wipe the slate clean, get clued up and put into action five easy nutrition and lifestyle menopause busting tips so that you can sail through 2020 without a flush in sight!

Looking after yourself once the menopause ends…

The menopause can be full of ups and downs and once your periods have stopped and your symptoms have settled down, you may find that you have a renewed sense of self. This is the dawn of your autumn years and it’s time to approach your life slightly differently!

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…