Is bone density hereditary?

Is bone density hereditary?

Is bone density hereditary?   Whether or not our bones are dense is partly hereditary, but can also be affected by our diet across our life, how active we are during our lives and for how long we remain active. Is bone density hereditary? Our bone density is at...
HRT & weight gain

HRT & weight gain

HRT & weight gain   HRT is not responsible for weight gain. Let’s dispel that myth straightaway and instead look at the facts. During perimenopause and menopause the female hormone oestrogen naturally reduces because the body believes it is no longer needed...
Insomnia

Insomnia

Insomnia Possibly one of the most debilitating, but least talked about symptoms of perimenopause and menopause! And we are the ones who push it to one side and hope it will go away, but at the same time feel increasingly beaten down by it. Lack of sleep, poor sleep...
HRT – How long is too long?

HRT – How long is too long?

How long is too long? This is a question many women ask Dr Meyer when considering HRT. The answer depends on many factors, including what age you start, what are the main reasons for starting, your general health and fitness, medical history and lifestyle. For...
Discomfort during sex

Discomfort during sex

Discomfort during sex How often have you and your partner started to get intimate and then had to stop because it’s too painful for you? How frustrating for both of you, especially when you now have more opportunity for daytime sex because the children are grown up,...