Osteoporosis. What’s the deal?

Many people think of osteoporosis as a disease that old people get. Not so lady! Women going through perimenopause and post menopause are at risk (whatever their age). This is due to the lack of or lower levels of oestrogen in the body. Oestrogen is a key factor with...

5 tips for managing hot flushes

Hot flushes are by far the most commonly reported symptom for most peri and menopausal women. They can also have a huge impact on your life and are often underestimated. We still don't understand why hot flushes happen but it is thought that it might be due to changes...

How to not get knocked up in your 40s

Most women in perimenopause will notice changes in their periods. One of the main changes is to the frequency of your cycle. Periods start to reduce and you can go several months without one prior to menopause occurring. This coupled with the assumption that your...
Osteoporosis. What’s the deal?

Osteoporosis. What’s the deal?

Many people think of osteoporosis as a disease that old people get. Not so lady! Women going through perimenopause and post menopause are at risk (whatever their age). This is due to the lack of or lower levels of oestrogen in the body. Oestrogen is a key factor with...

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5 tips for managing hot flushes

5 tips for managing hot flushes

Hot flushes are by far the most commonly reported symptom for most peri and menopausal women. They can also have a huge impact on your life and are often underestimated. We still don't understand why hot flushes happen but it is thought that it might be due to changes...

read more
How to not get knocked up in your 40s

How to not get knocked up in your 40s

Most women in perimenopause will notice changes in their periods. One of the main changes is to the frequency of your cycle. Periods start to reduce and you can go several months without one prior to menopause occurring. This coupled with the assumption that your...

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How to make sure your relationship survives your menopause

How to make sure your relationship survives your menopause

It takes some work to make sure your relationship survives menopause if symptoms are kicking your arse and it's spilling over into your relationship. Menopause itself can be hard enough for you to deal with but have you stopped to consider how it is for your partner?...

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How to talk to your family and friends about your menopause

How to talk to your family and friends about your menopause

Menopause can be a very isolating and lonely time. Because it's something that women are just expected to go through and put up with, a lot of women struggle alone. This can lead to problems with your mental health, your relationships and your social life. Building a...

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Girlfriends guide to HRT

Girlfriends guide to HRT

One of the things most people associate with menopause is HRT. It's a very controversial therapy and many women (and GP's!) have strong opinions on it. Either for or against. However, there are also a ton of women who really don't know much about it. So what actually...

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Simple workplace adjustments for menopause

Simple workplace adjustments for menopause

For a lot of us, work is made difficult because of menopause symptoms. This has led to some women having to leave their jobs or reducing their hours to try and cope. Such drastic measures don't necessarily have to be made. You're entitled to request what are called...

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What support does your employer have in place?

What support does your employer have in place?

If you're not sure what support is available to you through your employer it's worth checking policies first before you do anything else. The reason I suggest this is because 1) there's nothing wrong with educating yourself and being prepared for a meeting with your...

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Should you tell your employer about your menopause?

Should you tell your employer about your menopause?

Not all women will need support at work during menopause but for some, their symptoms will have an impact on them at work. If this happens, should you tell your employer or is it just one of those things "you have to put up with"? The short answer is fuck no! If you...

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Hi, I'm Kerry. I'm a menopause coach for women who want to take control of their menopause and do it their way.

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