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...
Is there something I’m missing?

Is there something I’m missing?

How often have you sat with a friend, listened to their story, offered advice, which sounds perfectly sane and sensible, but then not been able to see or make the changes you want in your own life? One reason is because you are not in that persons’ shoes and do not...
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,...
Gratitude & Meditation – what about it?

Gratitude & Meditation – what about it?

The noise of the world is relentless. How do we escape and find a moment of peace? From meditation to expressing gratitude – slowing yourself down can have huge mental, emotional and physical benefits. One of the positives of the last year of restrictions has...
Carbohydrates and fats

Carbohydrates and fats

I always surprise my patients when I tell them, fat is good, carbohydrates are bad. In all my clinics I see women who tell me that they follow a healthy diet and eat well. It is always a surprise to them when I explain that there are two types of fats and one of them...