Category Archives: Menopause health and help

Why Am I Bleeding When I Shouldn’t? Vaginal Bleeding – When To Worry And When Not To Worry.

Vaginal bleeding when you’re not menstruating can sometimes be a cause of worry for women. What’s happened? Do you see the doctor or is it ok? What tests will they do? Have I got cancer? In this article we’re going … Continue reading

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Facts and Fiction About the Menopause.

If you’re getting a bit down about starting the menopause because you feel it’s the end of life as you know it, then read on. Here we’re going to put a few menopause myths to bed.

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Natural Ways to Manage Troublesome Peri-Menopause Symptoms.

In this article we looked at how to tell whether you are approaching the peri-menopausal time – the time that leads up to your last period – and the symptoms that many women experience. Here, we’re going to look at … Continue reading

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Am I Starting The Menopause?

For most women, the menopause is a long way off…until suddenly you realise you’re in your late 40s and it might be that time.  Perhaps you’ve got a few odd or frustrating symptoms that you’re not sure about and don’t … Continue reading

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Menopause – Treatment Options.

During the peri-menopausal time (the time that leads up to a woman’s last period), her oestrogen/estrogen and progesterone levels fall.  This fall in hormone levels gives the symptoms we associate with this time. There are a lot of different treatments … Continue reading

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The Vagina – An Owner’s Manual. 8 Top Tips for Every Woman over 40.

When you’re in your 20s and 30s you probably feel you know your vagina pretty well – after all you may be busy having periods, sex and babies.  And you know the rules about douching (don’t), leaving tampons in (not … Continue reading

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Sex and Ageing. How to Keep the Fun Going.

One of society’s most enduring taboos is around sex and physical intimacy as we age.  It’s something that even medical professionals are shy of talking about unless a patient directly asks directly. Sexual desire often doesn’t decrease with age either … Continue reading

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Contraceptive choices for women going through the menopause.

There are a lot of choices when it comes to contraception and you may have used different methods at different times in your life. As you approach the menopause the chances of pregnancy reduces as your hormone levels change.  Your … Continue reading

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