Menopause

What does Oestrogen do Below The Belt

What does Oestrogen do Below The Belt

Menopause is one of the most significant transitionary stages in women’s lives, and some of the least desirable changes will inevitably hit you below the belt.  You’re not alone, though. 57% of perimenopausal and menopausal women will experience vaginal atrophy; a collection of uncomfortable symptoms caused by your hormones falling out of balance.   With restorative […]

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Bioidentical Oestrogen Can Smooth Your Path Through Menopause

By Jill Davey When perimenopause arrives, it can turn your world upside down! It’s the first announcement that menopause is on its way, and even if you’re still having your periods, hormonal changes are going on. They can’t be seen, but they certainly can be felt. In a worst-case scenario, hot flushes and night sweats

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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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Bioidentical Hormone Restorative Therapy (BHRT) – Let’s Start At The Beginning.

Not All Hormones Are Prescribed Equally Not all hormone therapies that are prescribed and taken are created equally. HRT and BHRT are two very different therapies. Unfortunately, all hormones in any form are considered a controversial topic. This, of course, would be due to the outcome of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study which was

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Are You Menopausal? 4 Reasons You Should Get a Menopause Test

Your periods have become erratic. Tears come from nowhere. Sleep is elusive, and you’re plagued with sudden, unaccustomed bouts of irritability and unexplained fatigue. On top of it all, you sometimes feel as though you’ve inadvertently walked into a furnace going at full blast! Could this mayhem be . . . MENOPAUSE? All this mayhem

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