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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...
CBD's Effect on Memory – The Research
These days, the secret is out about the potential benefits of using CBD to treat various conditions, such as anxiety, insomnia, and chronic pain. Many people have been praising CBD for its life-improving qualities, but how does CBD affect memory?...
CBD, Hot Sweats & Anxiety - The Link
The birth of Feminapause was founded on the discovery that CBD works for hot sweats. Adele, who used to be a professional dancer, was suffering from severe joint pain and after lots of research turned to CBD to ease her...
CBD Oil - The Entourage Effect
There are over 100 different cannabinoids with CBD being one of them. A major area of debate within the CBD industry is whether a CBD isolate is most effective or a natural extract that combines various cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, and...
The Link Between Gut & Mental Health
There have been long-standing anecdotal reports of changes to mental health when simple but effective changes to diet are made which is now increasingly being backed by scientific research.  Fun fact: 90% of the body's serotonin (the feel good hormone)...
Dealing with Low Self-Esteem During Menopause
Menopause marks one of the biggest changes in your body, and while it's a very natural time of transition in in women's lives, it’s still natural for many women to feel like strangers in their own bodies, or to dislike...
Menopause & The Workplace
So seeing as we are all now on the road to normality and many of us going back to work, I gave some thought to many ladies facing the prospect of going back into a physical workplace. Many of us...
5 Tips to Boost Your Mood During Menopause
5 Tips to Boost Your Mood During Menopause Menopause occurs when the female body stops producing the same levels of reproductive hormones, such as oestrogen and progesterone. As a result of your body adjusting to lower hormone levels, one of...
Alcohol & Menopause: Why and How Alcohol Affects the Menopause
Alcohol & Menopause: Why & How Alcohol Affects the Menopause Hot flushes, night sweats, mood swings — these are just a few symptoms that women can struggle with during menopause. Why? Well, as the female body ages, the number of reproductive...
Is Menopause Worse in the Summer?
Is Menopause Worse in the Summer? Spring is in the air and after being in a continuous lockdown for what seems like a lifetime at this stage, it’s a welcomed change that will hopefully help us feel a little better....
CBD for Menopause Anxiety: Can It Help Reduce Symptoms?
Going through the menopause is a challenging time for any woman. As well as causing hot flushes, irregular periods and sleep disturbances, the fluctuation of hormones in your body can make you feel anxious, stressed and/or depressed. However, there’s a...
Menopause Weight Gain - Creating a Long Term Change
Menopause Weight Gain - Creating a Long Term Change During the menopause our bodies go through huge changes driven by a change in the hormone oestrogen which is truly felt top to bottom with uncomfortable symptoms.  Lack of oestrogen slows...
Dealing with Lockdown Anxiety
As we have all experienced, 2020 has been a hell of a year. It has given us a whirlwind of surprises and has surely left most of us feeling a little on edge. More than most other days to say...
Swimming during the Menopause
Swimming during the Menopause  As we get older and our joints become more brittle, keeping up with the newest Crossfit regime, marathon runners, heavy weight gym sessions can be difficult.  Don't get me wrong, we are still fabulous as ever,...
Running vs walking
Running vs walking One of the most frequently asked questions throughout the health and well-being industry is, is running or walking better? Further questions also commonly asked are:- Is running bad for my joints- How long/fast do i need to reach...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...