Firstly, have you got a headache or a migraine. Is it related to those fluctuating hormones, the tipple you had the night before, any food you might have eaten, or just the stresses of life?
A tad excited — ‘Men…Let’s Talk Menopause’ is the title of the book I’ve put together after several years of giving talks up and down the country.
So, we are nearing the end of January – I know how observant of me – many folk dread these introductory months of the year, ending up hibernating until they see the first signs of Spring start to emerge.
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 […]
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 […]
Carrying on from the post on low moods and January blues…Forgetfulness and memory loss – how frustrating are these very common symptoms of the menopause. Such underrated symptoms and often dismissed as just part of getting older — they are sooooo annoying! Add to that the pressures of everyday life and the amount of multi tasking […]
In my continuing effort to demystify and normalise talk around the topic of the menopause I interviewed two great friends, who are different in so many ways but very similar in one – they have both reached the age of 60. Both of them have attended my workshops and had different experiences whilst going […]
Happy New Year everyone and welcome to January – for some of you it’s easy, you just throw yourselves back into life with gay abandon but for others the darker months of January and February are a real battle to get through. Whether it’s January blues, menopausal blues or a bit of both they are […]
I was fortunate enough to recently meet Jackie Montgomery, the lead physiotherapist in obstetrics, gynaecology and pelvic floor services at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, when she spoke at one of the BMS seminars. Her talk was so inspirational, true to life and packed full with not only the most up to date […]
September, time for a spring clean ladies, I started Let’s Talk Menopause at the end of 2015, the main aim being – get as much evidence based information, which is already out there, across to the people that need it the most…..ordinary women like you and me – and there is soooo much information.
Hello everyone – this is our first Blog post – any feedback very welcome – cut us a little slack as we are new to this – steep learning curve and all that! Hopefully we will inspire you. How are you all ?! Hopefully feeling positive, energised and generally well…no?…well here are a couple of ways […]