Have you got a case of the mid-life blues? It’s not unusual to start noticing a change in your mood and periods in the time leading up to the menopause. Some common symptoms that may be experienced throughout the perimenopause are low energy, low mood, anxiety and even depression. Let’s take a more detailed look into some of the factors that may trip up your mood.
Could changing hormones affect your joints? The menopause is a natural part of ageing and it marks the end of a woman’s fertility. As the menstrual cycle begins to shut down levels of female hormones such as oestrogen and progesterone start to fall and eventually reach a level that is no longer capable of activating a monthly cycle.
Sugar is well known for providing major up's and down's in mood and energy, the sugar high is all fun and games until that dreaded sugar crash appears, which the majority of people have experienced at some point in their lives.
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Symptoms of heartburn, bloating after eating, cramping in the stomach, wind and constipation are usually signs that the digestive system is having difficulty coping with food, and this is frequently due to a lack of stomach acid and digestive enzymes in the small intestine, as well as, a possible imbalance of gut bacteria.
There are numerous brands of microbiotics on the UK market today and deciding which microbiotic supplement is right for you can be confusing. Let alone trying to figure out which dosage is best. Nutritionist Marianna Sulic tells you her top tips on what to look out for when deciding which microbiotics to buy.