Perimenopause

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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5 Perimenopause Reads for Menopause Awareness Month 2015

For Menopause Awareness Month 2015, I am focusing on the perimenopause because it’s vital women are armed with information in their early 40s. Understanding the hormonal changes in your body and the role they play in your health and quality of life is the first step in dealing with the perimenopause, menopause and the ageing

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