World Menopause day 18th October so lets celebrate together. Happy October all! I hope you have embraced autumn and if you are suffering with hot flushes then remember to layer up with cotton or some sweat proof technology, there are lots of sweat proof clothing on the market now. I usually live in sports wear, … Continue reading “Menopause freebies and offers!”
Wearing lighter-weight clothing, sleeping in a cooler room and reducing stress (e.g. For example through mindfulness, breathing exercises or yoga) may reduce the number of hot flushes. Some women find that things such as spicy foods, caffeine (in tea, coffee, cola, chocolate, etc), smoking, and alcohol may trigger hot flushes. They certainly did for me. Avoiding these is defiantly worth considering.
Weight-bearing exercise (e.g. running, strength-training, dance, tennis) is of particular importance to maintain bone health. Eating a healthy, balanced Mediterranean-style diet is beneficial for overall good health, heart health and mental well-being.
Menopausal women whopping up in Ibiza!
Hello Meno’s! I hope you enjoyed your summer, today has definatly got that autum chill in the air My next blog was going to be on how I had been living it up in Ibiza with 25 fabulous new friends and how I managed to keep up (to a point, anyway!) with most of them … Continue reading “Menopausal women whopping up in Ibiza!”
Why am I in so much pain during menopause?
This is a question I am asked a lot, I suffer with painful joints and muscles which can be so debilitating. I have had 2 car accidents, 2 shoulder operations and multiply injuries which were work related; ex-gymnast and aerobics instructor! However my pain became a lot worse around 4 years ago, it was so … Continue reading “Why am I in so much pain during menopause?”
How to lose weight during menopause.
Hi all, It is harder to loose weight during menopause and especially in this heat! But It can be done! Try and learn from my mistake! Do not put on 4 pounds in 2 weeks by not moving or exercising because of the heat and thinking that rose wine is your friend! It is not, … Continue reading “How to lose weight during menopause.”
Coping with hot flushes in the heat.
I am not complaining about the heat, but I wanted to let you know; I really do feel for you who are suffering with hot flushes, These tips helped me when I was suffering really badly, so I thought I would share these with you to help you help cope a bit better during this … Continue reading “Coping with hot flushes in the heat.”
Menopause and heart disease.
When we hit menopause, we are at a higher risk of heart disease. This is due to the decrease in oestrogen which affects the arteries in the heart, making them less elastic and pliable. When we are young, the arteries that surround and feed our heart with lovely oxygen rich blood are very pliable, so … Continue reading “Menopause and heart disease.”
Hollywood Arms and Discount Code
Before I tell you about the amazing Meg Mathews Menopause Conference and your discount code, I would like to talk arms. The sun is finally out and I don’t know about you, but I am not ready. My summer wardrobe (well summer case) is still in the loft and I am rather reluctant to get … Continue reading “Hollywood Arms and Discount Code”
Menopause & low mood
This is a tough one ladies, I know from experience that low mood is a symptom of menopause and when it takes hold, can be hard to shake. Those of you who know me, know that my experience of menopause was a tough one which is why I launched Meno & Me. www.menoandme.com I also … Continue reading “Menopause & low mood”
What do you think of Andrea McLean’s idea of menopause badges? Before going on HRT I was offered a seat on the tube; I was totally shocked and really upset that a young women and a young man on different occasions thought that I looked as if I needed a seat! I did actually try … Continue reading “Menopause badge?”
International Women’s Day
Hello all, how are you? I hope you are all well and that you have survived the snow and then the thaw! I have had no water in my flat since Saturday night because of burst pipes! However, I am warm, I have food and have a comfy bed so I am blessed, there are … Continue reading “International Women’s Day”