Post-menopausal years – is there life afterwards?

Yes, yes, yes!!! A woman is normally considered to be through the menopause when she haven’t had a period for two years. During this time the hormones should have found a new balance and the body will likely have learnt to cope with this new low level. Many women feel just as good, if not […]

Common Menopause Symptoms.

Mood swings and low mood. The Menopause is a journey through both physical and emotional extremes. Oestrogen is a mood enhancer, falling level of which can have a huge impact on how you feel. Low mood, anxiety, anger, frustration, impatience,  absent mindedness and even depression can hit really quickly. Suddenly it feels like your “usual […]

The liver and the menopause.

“ The liver is the regulator of your health and you are as healthy as your liver.” Alfred Vogel, Naturopath. Our liver performs over 500 different biological functions: – Cleaning the blood. Our liver works 24/7 in protecting the body from all sorts of toxins ingested through food and drinks, things we put on the […]

Diet and the Menopause.

The hormonal changes in the approach to the menopause and menopause itself, both stress the body tremendously and the nutritional needs of the body increases significantly. Having a good varied diet and keeping well hydrated  are two of the most important things you can do to help yourself through the menopause. What should you eat: […]

Preparing for the Menopause.

We know that the healthier and fitter you are, the less chance there is of a difficult time when going through the menopause. So diet, exercise and lifestyle are really important factors and the younger you start getting yourself ready, the better. You will have heard the phrase  “You are what you eat” and this […]

Menopause as a painless transition into a stage of wisdom.

Menopause is a natural process; it is not an illness or a deficiency disease. It is a milestone, where a woman’s hormone production and hormone balance change over time. This is usually a gradual process, except in the case of a surgical or pharmaceutical intervention. The pace and the toxicity of modern life is contributing […]