Why you need to improve your lung function as you move through menopause.

With the news just yesterday, that the United Kingdom is having a spike in Covid cases in the community and yes, even New Zealand is having its pockets of outbreaks too, I wanted to remind you about your lung health and why it matters as you move through menopause. As the pandemic continues to disrupt […]

The connection between your symptoms in menopause and your ageing thyroid gland.

‘Thyroid problems predominantly affect women – their incidence is 5-20 times higher in women than in men’ states the article I’m reading about our ageing thyroid in menopause (Gietka-Czernel, 2017). With the number of women on my menopause programmes who mention on their screening forms that they are in thyroid medication or have had problems […]

Fight your fatigue in menopause from the ‘inside-out’ by looking after these powerful cells.

Over the past couple of years I’ve had the privilege of talking to hundreds of women throughout New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom when I’ve taken my live Masterclass on Menopause seminar. [I’ve now put this online for you]. I often ask them if they feel like their energy levels have dropped since they […]

The connection between Menopause and your feelings of dizziness (Vertigo).

I want to thank the women of Nebraska, USA, for participating in one of the very few studies looking at the connection between menopause and dizziness. It’s a long way from Nebraska to New Zealand, but I now understand why I had to stop my beloved step-aerobic classes when I went into peri-menopause when the […]

VIDEO: “It’s been such a while since I checked in with you …”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55W_VfD0qX8&t=26s It’s been such a long time since I checked in with you all, so here I am! I hope you are getting on OK during these challenging times. I know that many of you have been on school holidays too so, after long weeks of juggling work, home and schooling, I hope you have […]

New Research: The seasons are changing and so is your skin in menopause which is why you need more Vitamin C.

For some of you in your early 50’s , it gets incredibly dry. For others of you, it gets ‘crinkly’ or ‘crepey’. Some of you are driven crazy because your skin starts to itch. Some of you even develop eczema. Many of you notice the dark spots arriving more rapidly too. As we transition menopause, […]

New Research: The association between your lifestyle and the severity of symptoms in menopause.

Iran has been in the news for all the wrong reasons over the past few weeks. The Covid-19 pandemic has hit it hard. I didn’t know where Yazd was until I read the research article. But smack in the middle of Iran lies Yzad province. Somewhere in this province is the Shahid Sadoughi University and […]

Why you need the power of sunlight to improve your immune health as you move through menopause.

Wow! What a week it has been – how are you getting on?  In this unprecedented public health crisis, my thoughts go out to to all of you not only struggling with the additional anxiety with the Coronavirus outbreak, but also because you may be struggling with your menopause symptoms as well. It’s doubly tough […]

Lost your Libido? – Let’s go looking for it then.

It might be the week of romance with Valentine’s day this week, but I’m not thinking about all of the young lovers out there…. I’m thinking of all of you going into and through menopause. Because this is the time of life when women the world over find that their reducing oestrogen levels can cause […]