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Ethnicity Matters

Ethnicity Matters

The #blacklivesmatter movement sweeping the world is a positive force for change, which resonates deeply within the medical profession...

Your Menopausal Mind

Your Menopausal Mind

Is it them or is it me? Do you find yourself questioning who is to blame for the emotional rollercoaster you seem to be on? That’s because...

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...

Painful Sex & Menopause

Painful Sex & Menopause

It had happened again. Rachel watched her husband roll over and pretend to go to sleep. This time he hadn’t said a word when she asked him...

Surviving Lockdown

Surviving Lockdown

This is an extraordinary situation for everyone. We are all in the same boat, being forced to accept less and hopefully we will all...

Help ourselves

Help ourselves

Health is currently very much at the forefront of people’s minds and there is a danger of becoming sucked into a maelstrom of fake news,...

HRT and our skin

HRT and our skin

‘I can’t believe that I’ve got acne! It’s broken out all over my chin and forehead, I feel like a teenager again, but not in a good way!’...

HRT & Weight Gain

HRT & Weight Gain

One of the most common questions my patients ask me is about HRT & weight gain, about starting hormone replacement therapy is: Will it...

Menopause & Anxiety

Menopause & Anxiety

‘There is medicine for 100 problems, but laughter is my best healing friend!’ A Hindi adage.   But how can you laugh when you’re...