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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...

How strong are your bones?

How strong are your bones?

Our bone mass is at its best at the age of 30. In the first year of menopause, we lose 5% of our bone mass and 1% every year after that,...

Alcohol and the menopause

Alcohol and the menopause

The festive season is almost upon us and this year time spent with family and friends is going to be even more special than usual....

What makes us sexy?

What makes us sexy?

“Climbing naked down into a stream is awkward and ungraceful, but you don’t care because you know that when you are in the water you will...

Seek out the Gym

Seek out the Gym

One thing we all did during lockdown was exercise and exercise is great for helping to stabilise our hormones during menopause. We...

A Lifetime Of Care

A Lifetime Of Care

Many of us were born in its care, many of us have benefitted from its skills and, sadly, some of us will die in spite of its experience...