Hormones
Female hormones and the many Ps!

Hormones affect all generations, if we all communicated a bit more across those generations and shared our knowledge we would all be better off! Has anyone else noticed that as females, regardless of where you are on your hormonal journey through life, there is a predominance of words beginning with P used to describe each […]

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Tumeric cake

Tumeric cake A friend recently made this cake for us – brilliant recipe – I had to pass it on to you all…plus it works every time! The spicy aromatic flavours combined with the almonds make this a delicious, moist cake that lasts for quite a few days. If you want a gluten-free option, simply […]

Mental Health awareness week
Mental Health Awareness week…menopause and mental health

Menopause and mental health  The psychological symptoms that are associated with the menopause are often overlooked and very much misunderstood. They are very common including symptoms like anxiety, low mood, forgetfulness, varying  enormously for each woman. In some cases they can be extremely debilitating especially when trying to cope within the workplace, which makes it […]

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Joints aches … perimenopause or just ageing?

Joint aches were one of the first symptoms I started to notice alongside the more common hot flushes and night sweats, but initially I didn’t associate these aches and pains with the menopause. After experiencing months of aching joints, I was actually quite relieved to find out  there was another reason I often felt like […]

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Add juices to your diet …

I’m writing this at the end of February looking out at the horizontal white haze of a snow blizzard, my daughter, who was getting cabin fever, went out to meet a friend for a walk / sledge as it had temporarily calmed down to just a gentle snow flurry … I’m now expecting the abominable […]

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Menopausal hiccups…and tea!

Slight hesitation before writing this post, my aim for the blog being a place where you can go to dip in and out of interesting and relevant blog posts, gaining pertinent insights into the complexities of the menopause which will then help you to manage your symptoms more easily and effectively…but…not to be faced with […]