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HRT myths explained!

HRT Myths HRT (hormone replacement therapy) refers to replacement of oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone hormones for relief of menopausal symptoms. It continues to be the most effective treatment for debilitating menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes, night sweats, sleep disturbance, brain fogging, mood fluctuations and vaginal dryness.  The use of HRT plummeted towards the beginning …

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Adenomyosis – Endometriosis’s little friend.

It was great news that Endometriosis has received much needed publicity and support from the UK Government this recently. This was urgently needed for the many women who experience this debilitating disease. I would like to bring to people’s attention a disease that goes along with endometriosis, which is Adenomyosis. Little is known or discussed …

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#WorldMentalHealthDay 2020 Menopause Survival Guide

The past week and during the weekend has raised more awareness for #WorldMentalHealthDay2020. A much needed conversation to take place and creating a presence within social media. Opening up discussions to ensure that we are talking about our mental health needs how important our mental health and how to support one another during these times. …

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Welcome to the 49 Club

49 It’s just a number? Having just recently turned 49, this number had become uncomfortable. Perhaps it is another reminder of one’s ageing on top of the rocky roller coaster ride through midlife managing those “Menopause symptoms” Since my birthday, I am surprised that it is a whole new feeling!! A sort of power surge. …

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Being Mindful with diet can help to manage menopause symptoms. Can CBD Oil help with hangover?

Posted byperimenopost22nd Dec 2020 Posted inUncategorizedEditBeing Mindful with diet can help to manage menopause symptoms. Can CBD Oil help with hangover? Have you found yourself saying no to certain foods and alcohol? Join the club! Have you noticed when you have had that takeaway, that seemed inviting at the time but then disagrees with you during …

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Progesterone sensitive?Lockdown and managing menopause – interview with BBC Radio Sussex/Surrey.

Progesterone sensitivity? I for one, was not expecting this to happen to myself during lockdown. A trip to A&E with regards to my hormones!! It came all of a sudden and was a big shock which has really derailed me, physically and emotionally. After trying various forms of HRT, last year I was fitted with …

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MENopause – Men how much do you know about perimenopause or menopause?

I think any man who has experienced and watched their partner go through the stages of perimenopause and menopause deserve a medal too! It cannot be easy for Men and also family members to watch as their loved one begins to change because of symptoms of menopause. It comes as a massive shock to us …

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Menopause, surely not me!

Hello, Let me introduce myself to you, I am a middle aged Mum of four children, happily married and living in East Sussex. If you had asked me 8 years ago that I would be blogging to you to highlight the menopause I would probably have dismissed it and laughed, “Not me!” Wrong! Upon reflection, …

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