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The Menopause Roadmap!

Menopause is made up of three transitions, or let’s call them stages.  Perimenopause Menopause Postmenopause (after menopause) All three have a name because all three exist and each specific ‘pause’ is different.   Perimenopause Perimenopause is the precursor to menopause and marks the beginning of hormonal decline (which will continue to do throughout menopause, and your […]

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How to halt hormonal hair loss

Hormonal hair loss can throw us right off-kilter, challenging our conceptions of femininity, sexuality and self. There are psychological and physical benefits to keeping hold of our hair for longer, so isn’t it time we started to take control and cast off the idea that hair loss is somehow a predefined factor of ageing? Here’s

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The Question Is…Does Menopause Ever End?

In short, NO! The menopause never ends. It’s just the beginning. It always astounds me when I hear women say, “I’m over the menopause.” That’s because, in reality, menopause never ends. It’s just the beginning. Yes, the more disruptive symptoms, such as hot flushes/flashes, mood swings, weight gain, depression, sleep disorders, and others, do subside

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Autoimmune Disease Explained

The relationship between autoimmune disease and immune resilience. These are very delicate times we are facing, especially with our health. And more specifically, because the coronavirus virus (COVID -19) has hit hard. To make things a little more clearer, we really need to understand the relationship between autoimmune disease and immune resilience. This, at least,

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Carol Vorderman On How Hormone Therapy Helped Depression During Menopause

[av_heading tag=’h1′ padding=’10’ heading=’Carol Vorderman Discusses Depression & Bioidentical Hormones With Lorraine Kelly’ color=” style=’blockquote modern-quote’ custom_font=” size=” subheading_active=” subheading_size=’15’ custom_class=”] Watch Carol Vorderman discuss her depression battle during the menopause [/av_heading] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Carol Vorderman explains to Lorraine Kelly what she did to resolve her six-month battle with depression in 2015. During this

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Got the Menopause Blues?

Magnesium Could be the Solution Studies show that magnesium benefits symptoms of anxiety, irritability, insomnia and water retention ― all common symptoms of menopause. In addition, magnesium increases levels of the mood-elevating neurotransmitter serotonin, which is important to improving sleep and memory, as well as depression. When the perimenopause or menopause arrives, you may find yourself hit

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How to avoid becoming an invisible woman

The menopause is a time of change that can strip away your femininity and youthfulness, leaving you feeling like an invisible woman. However, the hormonal turbulence that comes with the menopause can be treated entirely naturally as can all those nasty symptoms that come with it. Restorative medicine can help you find hormonal harmony: it

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Stress-busting tactics to reverse menopausal mood swings

There’s so much about the menopause that can totally disrupt your life. The decline in female hormones, at that time, can put a continual and incredible stress load on the body, which can go on to effect the Cortisol-to-DHEA ratio. When DHEA levels are low in comparison to cortisol we get a ‘cortisol dominance’ setup

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