Feel too young to be going through the menopause? You probably are but if you’re waking up in a sweat at night, having trouble sleeping and your periods are all over the place, the chances are you’re experiencing the perimenopause. Peri, which means around or near (it’s Greek you know) describes the months or years… Continue reading What Is Perimenopause?
Change of life I used to work in a culture dismissive of women in menopause and their symptoms… I admit that I too I felt they were weak, whinging women, bored by the topic, felt they were basket cases, not strong enough to get on with things, no fibre or courage, I had no way… Continue reading Navigating a menopausal shit storm
Hot Flushes Hot flushes are one of the most common and well-known symptoms of the Menopause. Most women will experience them at some point during the Menopause. Some women may only experience a few, mild hot flushes, while others can experience them frequently, even so much as multiple times a day. In this case, hot… Continue reading Treating Hot Flushes: Acupuncture
It’s the one question many women ask, especially if they’re suffering from myriad symptoms of the menopause. You may think that when your periods become erratic and you start to experience hot flushes and night sweats then you’re on the menopause but in fact, you’re probably undergoing what is called the perimenopause. Perimenopause (peri means… Continue reading How long does menopause last?
Yes 34 symptoms – and counting. The menopause isn’t a simple condition with a one size fits all solution. There are symptoms you may have heard about – hot flushes, irregular periods and mood swings but that tingly skin sensation and lapse of concentration you’re experiencing could also be caused by the hormonal changes you’re… Continue reading What Are The 34 Symptoms of the Menopause
Around 50 per cent of the world’s population will go through the menopause and yet it’s an experience that leaves some women feeling isolated in so many ways. Until recently, it was rarely discussed openly and usually whispered about as ‘the change’ or change of life. Something to be endured in stoic silence. Of course,… Continue reading What Is Menopause?