Some of my lovely Instagram followers have been very complimentary about my skin and wanted me to share some of my secrets. https://www.instagram.com/menoandme/?hl=en Nettle tea is something I introduced into my eating routine back in November 2017. I started drinking it after I attended a retreat, one of the therapist said because of years of … Continue reading “Want better skin and a stronger bladder?”
Painful joints during menopause is very common, I know I suffered myself. This is because of the decrease in oestrogen that affects the collagen in our joints. Motion is lotion, so gentle exercise is great for all of the above, moving your joints will lubricate them and help with stiffness. Also stretching will help with painful joints, each muscles crosses a joint, therefore if that muscles is not stretched then you will feel stiff. If you strengthen your muscles it will help support the joint therefore helping with pain.
What is the right exercise for your bones?
I have lots of women contact me on how to get started and what exactly they should be doing. So here is the first in a series of blogs on what exactly you should be doing that is safe, effective but more importantly, to keep you fabulous! Please, before you undertake any new exercise programme … Continue reading “What is the right exercise for your bones?”
How to manage painful and stiff knees
Hi All! I do hope you all had a great Easter and those of you that are still on holiday…Go girl, enjoy! Exercise during menopause is really important, although today I would like to concentrate on painful and stiff knees and what stretches you can do to help with these symptoms. The reason for painful … Continue reading “How to manage painful and stiff knees”
How to find your fabulous
How to find your fabulous. Everyday can be a challenge, especially during Menopause. Feeling low and suffering with anxiety can leave even the perkiest of individuals feeling de-motivated. Over the last few years I have suffered with most of the wonderful symptoms of Menopause. So, to make myself feel better I decided to do something … Continue reading “How to find your fabulous”
My positive experience with HRT
I love movement, I always have and always will, I just know there is a ballet dancer inside desperately trying to get out!…. Hey In my head I am happy! When I was a little girl, my mummy took me to the doctors as I kept getting ill. He said that I had “schoolitis” My … Continue reading “My positive experience with HRT”
If you do not change what you do – nothing will change. I am taking up Yoga to help me through the Menopause!
That old saying “If you don’t change what you do then nothing will change”. Well it is so true. I have started using CBT regarding my hot flushes and that has worked enormously, so I thought ok let’s really embrace a calmer approach to life. For the last year or so, my knees and hips … Continue reading “If you do not change what you do – nothing will change. I am taking up Yoga to help me through the Menopause!”
Menopause- latest research on HRT as featured in the Daily Telegraph
On Monday 25th August, The Daily Telegraph featured an article on HR which stated that taking HRT can triple the risk of breast cancer. Yes Cancer is a risk of HRT along with stroke and heart disease. However research can sometimes be questionable, I have not read the research paper and will try and find … Continue reading “Menopause- latest research on HRT as featured in the Daily Telegraph”
Not everything is “change related!”
Recently I have been under the hospital for various “lady” related things and have to go in for a Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy within 3 weeks, I am not looking forward to it I can tell you! Anyway, I am not worried and I am sure that it is just a hernia that the doctor found … Continue reading “Not everything is “change related!””