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Menopause Joint Pain

A few years ago in my late 40s, I started waking up with terrible pains in my hips & knees with a feeling of every bone and joint in my body being inflamed and stiff. The pain and stiffness would come and go leading to good days and bad days! Crawling out of bed all…

Feeling Tired? Fatigued? The importance of B12 for menopause

Feeling Tired? Fatigued? The importance of B12 for menopause If you’re feeling constantly tired and fatigued during menopause there’s a possibility that you’re suffering from a vitamin B12 deficiency. Studies show that our bodies become less able to absorb vitamin B12 as we get older. So what is B12 and what it is useful for? Vitamin…

Change “the Change” – Self-Love & Acceptance

“In a society that says ‘put yourself last’ self-love & self-acceptance are almost revolutionary” – Brene Brown  Whilst sitting at my desk thinking about ways to change “the change” and how we are best able to accomplish this, I decided to take a moment to read some of the worlds most influential quotes by some…

Fitness During Menopause

Why fitness will guide you through the menopause maze. We’ve all heard it before. Run more. Lift more. Eat less. Do this every day, of every week, of every month, of every year of your life and soon enough you’ll be the next Victoria Beckham.. Or, will you be sat at home on a Saturday…

HRT Shortages & Hemp as an Alternative

HRT Shortages & Hemp as an Alternative – My Journey So you get to an age where you start feeling somehow different, not sure as to why and then you begin to wonder, could it be the menopause? Once confirmed my initial feelings were mixed, sad, emotional and anxious as to me it was a…

What is Gut health?

What is Gut health?  Gut health had never really crossed my mind when thinking of ways to improve my physical and mental well-being. And for a long while I was uncertain I really understood it, until I came across this explanation.  Our Gut, or Gastrointestinal system, is most commonly known for breaking down the food…

Mindfulness for Menopause – Reduce Menopause Anxiety

Menopause is a time of great change and this difficult period of transition is often a time for reflection, inspiration and a great opportunity to focus on your mental health. It’s a time when little daily actions of self-care can make a big difference to the way you experience menopause.  Many women find themselves not…

Can Sex Delay the Menopause?

It’s quite common for women going through the menopause to experience a lack of sex drive. After all, your body shape is changing (affecting your self-esteem) and you may feel fatigued daily. Then throw in the vaginal dryness that comes with this stage of life and sexual intercourse is often the last thing you want….

CBD Oil for Menopause

Why you should be taking CBD oil during Menopause CBD oil has recently gained a lot of publicity in the media and rightly so as it is paving the way for a natural treatment for many menopause related symptoms such as hot flushes, anxiety, depression, pain, inflammation, insomnia and much more! When we are suffering…

Top 7 Menopause Insomnia Tips

For many women going through the menopause, a good night’s sleep seems like a distant memory.  Menopause insomnia along with sleep being disturbed by hot flashes leaves us tossing and turning throughout the night.    As a result the next day we tend to feel irritable, tired and anxious and it becomes harder to concentrate on simple tasks.  We…