Seasonal Affective Disorder: 5 Tips to Survive Menopausal SAD-ness!

How are you surviving “Falling back”? We may have gained a much needed extra hour in bed (hurray!), however that does mean we lose an extra hour of daylight in the evenings (boo!) Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), isn’t one of the identified 34 menopause symptoms, yet it may exacerbate underlying psychological symptoms. We share 5 tips to help lift the ‘winter blues’.

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Why should organisations offer menopause support in the workplace?

All female workers will go through the menopause. Few women anticipate that perimenopause indicators begin in their early 40’s and for some menopausal symptoms continue into their late 50’s and beyond. Hormonal shifts may have overwhelming consequences for certain working women. We outline why they should be supported in the workplace.

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20th November 2019: Talking Menopause with the Experts - Bell House, Dulwich

We're back at Bell House with the next in our series, PositivePause ‘Talking Menopause with the Experts’ events. Find out first-hand how to manage menopause, wherever you are on the journey; late 30s onwards and curious about the proactive steps to take? Or, maybe you’re going through menopause, or are post-menopause?

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Testosterone to treat menopause in the UK?

Testosterone is the hot topic for World Menopause Day 2019.  We spoke to menopause specialist Dr Jane Wilkinson, from Menopause Wellbeing, to get her expert advice on why can be a beneficial hormone treatment for some women. 

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Age proof your body - be prepared for perimenopause!

Your beliefs could be the biggest hurdle standing between the life you’re living and the life you could be living. The perception and expectations we have about our ability to change, are fundamental to the way we live and engage with life. Menopause is a time to reassess your health, personal coach and lifestyle coach Christina Howells outlines 7 ways to age proof your body.

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Why it’s important to stay active through menopause

The charity Women in Sport aims to empower women to see change can be good and being active, as a ‘new beginning’. Their interest in menopause came about after conducting a piece of research with women aged 55+, looking at the barriers they reported, for staying active. Find out why they want to get more women active!

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Nature’s way to keep your cool through menopause

Studies have confirmed that a diet rich in phytoestrogens may help women experiencing menopause symptoms, especially hot flushes and night sweats. This natural mode of action mimics the body’s own natural oestrogen and many see phytoestrogens as the natural alternative to HRT. We look at nature’s way of keeping you cool through menopause.

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#positivepause2019 Mega Menopause Competition!

Competition time! How do you take your #positivepause? We’ve got a ‘Mega Menopause Competition’ for our World Menopause Day 2019 campaign. Check out prizes and go straight to our Facebook page for your chance to win one of our fabulous prize bundles. Good Luck!

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POI & Premature Menopause - A Year In One Young Woman's Life!

In October 2018, Annabel shared her story of being diagnosed with POI and a premature menopause, aged 15, with us. It’s been a roller-coaster year - Annabel’s talked about this on radio, TV and at conferences. As a film maker, she wants to use film as a platform for supporting other young women. Find out more about her journey and her plans for the future.

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Where to find support for early surgical menopause due to ovarian cancer?

Surgery due to ovarian cancer can induce an early menopause. The charity, Ovacome, provides support to anyone affected by ovarian cancer; this often includes family members, clinicians and friends. We wanted to find out more about this small charity and their work.

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