What Is HRT For Peri-menopause?

Guest Blog by Dr Carys Sonnenberg What is Hormone Replacement Therapy? Hormone replacement therapy is a treatment used to help menopause symptoms. It uses one or more of the hormones oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone, and taking HRT has been shown to offer the most effective relief from symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. Many women choose … Continued

Peri-menopause: Crashing Fatigue Treatments

What is peri-menopause? Menopause, officially, is the first anniversary of the end of the last period. That does make it sound simpler than it really is though, and it is in fact a huge physical, emotional and spiritual transformation. The period leading up to menopause is known as peri-menopause, and whilst some women get life … Continued

What is Natural HRT?

What is menopause? Menopause is so many things! It’s a transition into a new phase of life, where your body undergoes big changes and your periods eventually stop. Traditionally it was called ‘climacteric’ which means ‘ripening’ and post-menopausal women were highly respected for their wisdom and life experience. Physiologically, the ovaries stop making the most … Continued

Natural Menopause Treatments That Really Work

What are your options if you’ve got terrible peri-menopause symptoms and you can’t take HRT? Here are some natural menopause treatments that really work. Are You In Peri-Menopause? The early signs are so subtle, it can be hard to tell if you’re in peri-menopause. I’ve written another blog here which explains more about the many symptoms … Continued

Stages of Peri-menopause

Working out which stage of peri-menopause you’re in, and when you’ll come out the other side can be really tricky. Read on to find out more about the 4 stages of peri-menopause, and how the menopause transition is also a stage in itself. What is Peri-menopause? In a nutsell, peri-menopause is the lead up to … Continued

Menopause – Struggling At Work?

Introduction Menopause can be a huge problem at work, and whether you’re employed or working for yourself, some symptoms can lead to you struggling at work. Let’s take a look at how menopause affects our performance at work, and what we can do about it. What is menopause? Menopause in a nutshell, is the end … Continued

Natural Remedies For Peri-menopause Joint Pain

What is peri-menopause? Peri-menopause affects all women at some point, and although it usually starts in our early 40’s, it can happen at any age from our late teens onwards. Menopause is the end goal, and marks the first anniversary of the end of the last period, but there are lots of hormone changes that … Continued

Perimenopause – How To Lose Weight

The delightful ‘middle aged spread’ we can see in peri-menopause is one of the most distressing symptoms. Gaining weight even when we’re eating right and exercising daily can really knock our self confidence, and leave us feeling out of control, so it’s good to know that there’s something you can do. Here are some ideas … Continued

Natural Remedies For Menopause Dryness

When it comes to peri-menopause, we all know about the hot flushes, mood swings and weight gain, but there’s a secret symptom which we tend not to discuss so much: menopause dryness. Before peri-menopause, oestrogen keeps tissues throughout the body well lubricated and in good condition. As levels drop in the later stages of peri-menopause, … Continued

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