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Clothing to help hot flushes: Cool Clothing for Hot Women

If hot flushes and night sweats are causing menopause embarrassment and discomfort, then have you considered investing in garments to regulate your body temperature? Fifty One Apparel is one of a few select brands that design a range of basics to help relieve those dastardly flushes. Check out Ann’s review.

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Introducing PositivePause!

Our cheeky, no shame, Hot Flush name, has changed. We’re now PositivePause. No longer defined and confined by a menopause symptom, our new name is all encompassing of women’s mid-life experience. Menopause is a chance for women to pause, take stock, recalibrate and press the reset button, we see it as a time to celebrate the next phase in our lives. And that’s not all…

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Informed decisions (about the menopause) are good decisions! An exciting study and opportunity!

We’re delighted to share a research opportunity with you. The gynaecology experts at Dr Morton’s - the medical helpline, are teaming up with Medopad, a global healthtech company, to gather data about menopause. They’re offering women three months’ FREE access to expert gynaecologists. If you’re between the age of 45 - 55 years, and either peri or postmenopausal, then you could be one of the lucky 200 women that can help with valuable data evaluation.

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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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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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Premature Ovarian Failure: Annabel shares her experience of going through menopause aged 15

Annabel was diagnosed with Premature Ovarian Failure aged just 15. It’s hard to be positive about life when at such a young age you feel your body has let you down. She share’s her journey with us in the positive thought that she can help other young women make sense of it all.

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Surgical menopause: dealing with a total abdominal hysterectomy at an early age

Sophie Claus, had a total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy aged 32. Having struggled with PMDD and endometriosis since the age of 13, she was hopeful that the surgery would be the start of a happier, pain-free life! Read the rollercoaster impact it’s had so far.

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