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Understanding the Stages of Menopause

It’s a word we all know, yet the word 'menopause' is often misused in referring to all of the phases you may experience, from the physical, mental and emotional health changes in the days and sometimes years leading up to your final menstrual period.

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Faqs About Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) replaces the oestrogen and progesterone that your body no longer produces once you’ve hit menopause and relieves those hard-hitting menopause symptoms. Discover some simple facts about HRT, how it works and how to take it.


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Symptoms PAGE


If like Jo and Ann, you’ve stumbled into perimenopause, oblivious to the underlying causes of what is happening to your bodies and minds, then read on. We’ve put together a comprehensive list of symptoms, click to get the low down on alternative ways to deal with them.


Hot flushes

Unpredictable temperature surges can make you feel like you’re in a raging furnace.


The sense of overwhelming apprehension is one of the most misunderstood symptoms.

Mood swings

The emotional roller coaster experienced by many women during menopause.


vaginal dryness

Dry, itchy and irritable. An uncomfortable subject few of us discuss.

Loss of libido

Are those flames of desire like ashes in the pan? Let’s relight your fire!


Extreme exhaustion affecting mood, well-being and the ability to concentrate.

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 how your GP can help you in menopause.  

For some of us, as we hit our late forties (or earlier), feeling below par but not being able to put our finger on what is happening, may lead us to the doctor’s door. Perimenopause has arrived.