Category: Menopause

Oestrogen Withdrawal and Addiction

Can a woman become addicted to oestrogen? Several gynaecologists say that some of their female patients taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in the form of implants to reduce their menopausal symptoms are becoming so dependent that they demand more oestrogen…
Avoid Menopause Brain Fog

Many of us are familiar with those spacey, brain fog moments menopause brings, which is brought about by hormone disruption and the effect it has on the oestrogen receptors in our brain. Recent research also suggests frequent hot flushes can…
Tell us your story…

We all benefit from sharing each others stories and experiences of menopause. Sometimes just knowing you’re not alone can be the best medicine. Unfortunately many women sufferer, due to a lack of knowledge in this area. GP’s are not sufficiently…
Drink passionflower tea to reduce stress, anxiety & hot flushes…

  Passionflower is an herb that has flavone chrysin, a compound that has several benefits, including relieving you from stress and anxiety. One study also showed that passion flower may reduce those annoying hot flushes! The study conducted used various…
Menopause Tests

Menopause Tests and What They Mean Firstly, I will start by saying, it is not at all necessary to have tests done to see if you’re in menopause. Menopause itself is not a medical condition and there is no cure…
Julie Walters talks menopause

“Mama Mia!” actress Julie Walters credits sobriety and acupuncture for helping her get through the menopause – which she suffered through for ten years! The 67year-old spoke candidly about how happy and liberated she feels since it came to an…
How Davina handles her menopause…

She has the body of a woman half her age, but that doesn’t let her off the hook when it comes to menopause. At the beginning of last year Davina McCall, 49, revealed she had been experiencing the famous hot…