Posts in Health
The Age Well Project - A handbook to find easy ways to live a longer, healthier, happier life!

Want to be your best possible health, for now and in the future? Then ‘The Age Well Project’ is just the book for you. When we heard about Susan Saunders and Annabel Streets development of this book last year, we had to meet to discuss it further. A year on it’s published and we can’t recommend it enough, and if you want to get your hands on a free copy then read on…

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Male Menopause: What exactly is the andropause?

‘Menopause’ isn’t exclusive to women, men experience ‘male menopause’ symptoms too. ‘Andropause’, derived from the Greek for ‘when masculinity ceases’, is used to describe the male condition that shares some of the same symptoms as women’s menopause but without ending male fertility.

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Menopause and Diabetes: Is there a connection?

Hormonal changes experienced through menopause have a strong impact on the development of diabetes and may play a significant factor in the increase of type 2 diabetes. More people than ever are at risk of type 2 diabetes. We look at whether there is a connection with menopausal hormone changes and diabetes?

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Let’s Talk About Sex! Menopause and sustaining a healthy sexual relationship

Our week long #positivepause campaign in the lead up to World Menopause Day 2018, has focused each day on the various aspects of menopause that we’ve covered on our website. For those of you who’ve been following us, you’ll know we love to associate a song to our articles, and in the words of Sade, today we’re talking about sex, and the ‘Sweetest Taboo’!

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Me & My Menopausal Vagina: Jane Lewis' book urges women to be proactive about vaginal atrophy

“This courageous book is something that everyone should read, both women and men, young and old. Jane writes that all women should not be afraid or embarrassed to know their bodies better and that they should demand to be heard when they go to their doctors for help.” Not written by Hot Flush but by one of our husbands! Read his review and author, Jane Lewis’s response when we asked her to dig deep and find a positive message for our #positivepause campaign.

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Premature Menopause and Daisy Network

Who do you turn to when you’ve been told at a young age that you’ve had a ‘premature menopause’? Hot Flush asked the question and got the answer from the charity that works on the front line.

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