Menopause Symptoms

What It Helps To Know About Perimenopause

Rachel Lankester | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Lankester

So now you know the difference between menopause and perimenopause, what to expect, when to expect it and how you can help yourself. At the Mutton Club we're challenging stereotypes and changing perceptions. We think of midlife and menopause as a time of re-evaluation and regeneration as we embark on the exciting second half of our lives. I hope you agree.

Those F**kin Hot Flashes!

Rachel Sinanan | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Sinanan

Last night I went to an event and one of the things that happened - it was a beautiful inspiring thing - made me want to burst into tears immediately. I couldn't - as I was surrounded by my staff, but I also know that they must have thought I was turning crazy, as the harder I tried not to cry, I am sure my face was contorting in weird ways!!!

How to Boost Sex Drive and Vaginal Lubrication

Dr. Ahmed Ismail | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Ahmed Ismail

Throughout life, your body goes through many changes... your vagina is no different. Experiences such as puberty, sexual experiences, pregnancy, labou...

Milestone or Millstone?

Jim Sherifi | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK
Jim Sherifi

A milestone is defined as a significant stage or event in the development of something. NG23 is not a milestone document but another millstone around the neck of a profession that is trying to maintain the trust that patients have in it.. NICE needs to choose its words carefully. A 'sound bite' can often bite you back.

"Here, Have Some Wine" How to Help Your Partner Cope With the Menopause

Esther Harris | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Esther Harris

You'll know if your partner has more than "just irritating" symptoms. "I went from being a creative, ambitious professional who thrived on the job - to sitting on the floor and weeping with despair overnight," Kathryn tells.

You Won't Believe This Bizarre but Effective Treatment for Menopause Symptoms

Liberty Forrest | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Liberty Forrest

Years ago when I was still a young woman in my childbearing years, I would hear women complaining about menopausal hot flushes (or hot flashes, depending on where you live). They made them sound just miserable and I thought, "What's the big deal? You feel hot for a minute. So what?"

Vaginal Dryness, a Tale of Neglect

Dr Heather Currie | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Heather Currie

The term "Menopause" is frequently associated with thoughts of flushes, sweats and the dilemma of whether or not to take HRT. In addition, fluctuations in hormone levels during the peri-menopausal phase causes changes in messaging in the brain, which can lead to mood swings, irritability, loss of confidence and depression.

Surgical Menopause 'Affects Memory'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Removal of a woman's ovaries leads to an increased risk of mental decline in older age, a study has found. The procedure, which triggers a "surgica...

Waisting Away: The Move From Hour-Glass To Apple

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A major review has found that while menopause does not cause weight gain, it does increase belly fat. According to research by the International M...

Ovary Transplant Could Help Delay Menopause

The Telegraph | Posted 05.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women may be able to remain fertile for their entire life and delay the menopause with ovarian transplants surgery, doctors have told a conference. ...

Menopausal Hot Flushes? Blame Your Blood Vessels

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Hot flushes suffered by menopausal women could be caused by abnormalities in the function of blood vessels, new research has suggested. ...