Brain Fog

Brain Fog

Brain fog Yesterday you did what? Today you need to do what? Tomorrow is just too far ahead to even think about! Brain fog is particularly common during perimenopause and if properly managed can become less of an issue during menopause. You wonder if you’re losing the...
Thyroid

Thyroid

Thyroid   Feeling tired all the time? Fed up with gaining weight even though you eat a healthy diet? Low mood and anxiety? If we listed all the symptoms of hypothyroidism you might be forgiven for thinking they are very similar to perimenopause and menopause...
Fibroids & HRT

Fibroids & HRT

Fibroids & HRT When your doctor describes fibroids as non cancerous growths on the lining of your womb the very name can cause anxiety, so it is vital to stress that they are not cancer, but, depending on which type of fibroid, they can be very painful, in...
Belly fat – how can I lose it?

Belly fat – how can I lose it?

Belly fat – how can I lose it? You’ve been exercising 5 days a week, following a low fat diet, watching how much you drink and although you look okay front on in the mirror … when you turn sideways … the belly is there. And you can grab it in both hands....
My periods have stopped and I feel fine. Do I need HRT?

My periods have stopped and I feel fine. Do I need HRT?

My periods have stopped and I feel fine. Do I need HRT? Every woman’s hormonal journey is going to be very individual, but there will be similarities too. The one event we will all experience is menopause i.e. cessation of all our ovarian hormones, no more eggs being...