Heart disease is the biggest killer of women in the world and accounts for 35 percent of female deaths. And women in post-menopause are particularly vulnerable to heart disease. Eek! I know, right?
While the menopause conversation is opening up about menopause, decades of mystery have surrounded it. Consequently, lots of women have had more questions than answers! Not only that, historically there’s
So many women ask us “how is perimenopause diagnosed?” And “is there a [reliable] test for perimenopause?” Because after all, how are you supposed to know if you’re in perimenopause?
World Menopause Day (WMD) 2022 is shining a light on mood, cognition and brain fog. Every year WMD falls on October 18. It was established in 1984 alongside World Menopause
Many women ask if breast cancer is more common during menopause. And the answer is yes because one of the highest risk factors for a breast cancer diagnosis is growing
When you’re learning about peri- and post-menopause some of your BFF’s are recommended books about menopause. The truth is not so long ago you would have been hard-pressed to find
Yes, there is a recognised biological process known as male menopause or andropause. However, it should be noted that male menopause is controversial, and not all experts believe it exists.
Let’s talk about menopause and alcohol for a few minutes. One of the things we hear often from women who want help with perimenopause / menopause symptoms is: “I can’t
Menopausal weight gain is often to do with hormone shifts but not only the ones you might expect. Of course, when it comes to perimenopause and post-menopause estrogen and progesterone
Gut Feelings Q: I’ve got diarrhoea, could this be due to menopause? A: Yes, it could be. If you’re in pre-*, peri- and post-menopause and you’ve got gut issues going
Body temperature fluctuations? Hot flushes? Today it’s all about them, one of the peskiest signs of menopause. Biochemist Peter Lehrke talks us through the science of hot flushes. Hot flushes
Today we’re going to talk about bones. And more specifically osteoporosis, because it’s something that we all need to know about. Especially if we’re in pre-, peri- or post-menopause. If
World Menopause Day (WMD) falls on October 18 every year. Its goal, along with the entire month of October being World Menopause Month, is to raise awareness of menopause. The
October is Menopause Awareness Month with Menopause Awareness Day falling on the 18th. It celebrates women and embraces their health and wellness as they grow older. The initiative was created
There’s an old saying ‘you can’t pick your relatives’ – you know that one right? It’s soooo true, but let’s not go there. The good news is that we can
Turning 50 heralds the beginning of a new life stage for women. It’s the point when our fertile years come to an end, and we move on to the next
I am woman. Hear me ROAR! About mood swings, lack of libido, dry vaginas and finding your power because these things are real! When it comes to talking about the
Community. Interaction. Human to human contact. Did you know these things are key to our health and happiness and how we go through life? And also – importantly for us
According to Ms Google, a lot of ladies search the question ‘when does menopause start?’ And Ms G knows everything right? Well, maybe not quite everything, but pretty close! So
Dear You, I need to talk to you about something I’m going through. It’s called menopause. And it’s making me experience all sorts of symptoms like hot flushes, night sweats