Signs of Perimenopause

Signs of Perimenopause

Helen is 43. Her story is sadly all too familiar. At the end of 2019, after months of struggling to focus at work and losing all confidence in her ability to juggle the demands of being a senior manager, a mother of two and a wife, she had booked an appointment with...
Perimenopause – Forewarned is Forearmed

Perimenopause – Forewarned is Forearmed

If my 50-something-year-old body could speak to my 40-something-year-old body it would shout about lifestyle and diet being the two most important factors for dealing with the perimenopause, a time when I might be feeling anxious, a bit low, forgetful, have dry skin,...
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...
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...
The affects of Menopause on your skin

The affects of Menopause on your skin

Acne can occur when hormone levels become unbalanced during the perimenopause and menopause. HRT and our skin. There is a drop in estrogen levels and a relative increase in the activity of androgen hormones such as testosterone. Once your hormones are rebalanced...