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May 7 2022

MOVE – how moving can help more than you think

Achy, stiff or painful joints? When I talk to menopausal women who complain of stiff hips & feet or sore shoulders knees, I always ask how much movement does she do. You see, as we age it is so important to move more because we lose collagen, oestrogen and most importantly fascia ...

May 7 2022

Mental Health Awareness

Anxiety, depression, ADHD There are so many different forms of mental illness and most scarily - very often it isn't seen or recognised. The whole point of the Awareness Weeks are to educated people. (https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/) IF you think a friend/family member has become slightly more down or anxious or isn't ...

Apr 8 2022

The whole body impact of scars

Have you had an operation at all?? Even a small or key hole operation??  If so, you will have had some form of scar tissue underneath the scar.  Look at it like the ocean - it may look lovely and smooth and calm on the top but deep down there ...
Fitness in Menopause.

Mar 24 2022

Exercising after having Covid

When can I start exercising again? How long is a piece of string!!! As we have all no doubt found, Covid comes in all shapes and sizes. Some of us get it very mildly whilst others feel really not very well at all.  So when it comes to getting back ...

Mar 12 2022

Do you struggle with fatigue?

Always Tired?? We all get tired from time to time.  Late nights, long work hours or the kids keeping you up at night – can all leave you feeling temporarily worn out. But this is not the only form of tiredness impacting the inhabitants of the modern world. STOP for ...
Understanding our hormones as women

Jan 29 2022

Am I menopausal? Who or what do I trust??

Too many mixed messages on the menopause? I know it has been great that the M word is finally being challenged, discussed, talked about SO much more, but has it left you feeling more overwhelmed than ever?? There are now a lot of people, companies, supplements all talking about helping ...

Oct 29 2021

How to get Menopause Advice

In case you haven't noticed, it was World Menopause Day on Monday 18th November, which is also in the middle of Menopause Awareness month!  I am so pleased to see articles in many papers and magazines, to hear discussions on the radio - led by male presenters I might add, ...

Sep 5 2021

Sleep, glorious sleep ….. or is it??

Are you a tad fed up with hearing how important sleep is and you just can't sleep and get more stressed because of the pressure to get a good night's sleep!!! So many of us, especially those who are peri/menopausal or new parents get woken up so many times a night ...
What are PCOS and Endometriosis?

Sep 4 2021

New Focus, New YOU!

September!  I always look at September as a fresh start, a new focus and to look at what I would like to aim to do in the Autumn. How about you?  You've had the wonderful summer holidays, or maybe you haven't and you are about to have your holiday?? Maybe ...

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