A Balanced Conversation About Menopause?

A Balanced Conversation About Menopause?

Having looked after women of all ages as a Gynaecologist, GP & BMS Menopause Specialist for nearly 30 years, articles like the one above come as a huge disappointment. We have struggled since 2003 when flawed studies like the Women’s Health Initiative and the...
Hormonal Skin

Hormonal Skin

From puberty to menopause our hormones go up and down like a roller coaster. Whether it’s premenstrual or pregnancy a dip or spike in estrogen and testosterone can send our skin into haywire leaving our mood and complexion feeling high jacked.So, what can we do...
Alcohol and the menopause

Alcohol and the menopause

Pause for reflection. How do our bodies cope with alcohol as we grow older? In the perimenopause, menopause and especially the post-menopause stage of our lives hormone levels change and so too do the enzymes that process everything that we ingest, including alcohol....
Cold water swimming eases menopause

Cold water swimming eases menopause

“It was my husband who inspired me to visit the local lido this summer. He had come across an article extolling the health benefits of outdoor swimming. I’ve always been apprehensive about public pools; they seem fine when you’re on a relaxed holiday...