Why your gut health changes during your menopause transition.

Every Wednesday I come up with a topic that I hope will interest you – perhaps something that you haven’t associated with how you are feeling now that you are going through your menopause transition, or you are in post-menopause. With so many women experiencing changing gut health as they move into their 50s, I […]

Your overactive bladder in menopause, especially during the night.

It wasn’t only the hot flushes and night sweats that were waking up Romany night after night. It was needing to pee as well.  I know that this affects many of you too. Because exactly one year ago before the world when into chaos, I was travelling throughout New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom, […]

“I have to wear three bras to go for a run – my breasts have got so big and sore!”

“I have to wear three bras to go for a run – my breasts have got so big and sore!” she cried as she left a message on my phone. “They’ve never been this big in my life and I hate how it’s uncomfortable to run. It’s really impacting on training my clients.”  How this […]

The power of sunlight to improve your immune and mental health as you move through menopause and why skin colour counts.

Janice from Maryland in America messaged me last week – “It’s been weekends of snow here in the USA/Maryland. I have been feeling the blues. Today is Sunny and 50+ degrees. I’m so happy and thankful to be out and just stand in the Sun!” For darker skin women like Janice, colour does indeed matter. […]

When does Menopause occur and how long does it last?

“I didn’t know what menopause was” she mentioned in her email to me this week. “Nobody seems to talk about it, especially not my friends.” Having had the same experience when I reached my late-40s, I totally understand her consternation.  That’s why in this article, I’m taking you on a journey through the three phases of […]

Discover my 5 top reasons for your symptom chaos during your menopause transition.

Why do we have so many symptoms that impact on how we feel during our menopause transition? Why do we all need to suddenly take supplements and medicines when we’ve been healthy all our lives?  Why can’t we sleep? Why can’t we tolerate doing the exercise that we love to do? WHY? WHY? WHY?  As […]

New Research: ‘More than just a headache’: The impact of Menopause on Migraines.

If you’re one of the millions of women around the world who are entering your menopause transition and have found that you are now getting migraines, then welcome, you aren’t alone. New research reports that during both peri-menopause (an average age of 47 yrs), and post-menopause (after 51 yrs), the frequency of headaches and incidence […]

Research Update: The changing sensitivity of your skin in menopause and the benefit of this tropical fruit.

“What’s is it with all the itching and tingling of my skin?” Keighley said as she delivered my coffee. As one of my most favourite barista’s Keighley knows that I ‘talk menopause’. “I’m writing about this right now” I replied laughing at her face – so let me take your photo!” Her face says it […]

Improve your lung health as you move through menopause.

With the news that the United Kingdom is having a spike in Covid cases in the community and is having further lockdown restrictions, as we close off the year, I wanted to remind you about your lung health and why it matters as you move through menopause. As the pandemic continues to disrupt our lives, […]