The powerful connection between your sleep and weight management in menopause.

If you added up all the nights in the week that you lie awake between 2-4am, how many would that be? Is it 5 or more? I’m asking you this, because when I’ve presented my Masterclass on Menopause seminars over the years, this is the question that women groan at the most. And asking that […]

Why Mindfulness matters to your anxiety and weight management in menopause.

My Lifestyle Medicine conference was changed to a virtual conference last weekend. Despite missing out on my trip to Melbourne, I did get the washing folded and dinner prepared whilst I listened. But I stopped the multi-tasking when Mindfulness researcher Dr Craig Hassed began talking and sat down and concentrated on his wisdom instead. As […]

If your breasts feel swollen and sore during menopause, then you may be ‘oestrogen dominant’.

“Help!  I feel bloated, heavy and my breasts are sore. I can’t seem to lose weight despite the amount of exercise I do 6 days a week. I feel exhausted all the time and my moods are all over the place.” (Felicity, 52 years, Melbourne, Australia) If this sounds like you too, then you may […]

New Weight Loss Research: The 5 ‘real’ reasons for your weight gain in menopause.

“If your waist is ‘thickening’, your body-shape is changing and you are going into or through menopause, then let me explain why!”[Dr Wendy Sweet, Women’s Healthy Ageing Researcher & MyMT Coach] When my own mother reached mid-life, it wasn’t spoken about, but thinking back I now realise that this was when her  health started to […]

Tired? Bloated? Overweight? On HRT? Discover why your liver matters in menopause.

It took me a long time to figure out that our liver and gall bladder are so affected by hormonal changes during menopause. Not one health, medical or exercise professional I sought support from in terms of my weight, bloating and changing heart health spoke to me about my liver. And yes, that was partly […]

Why are we taking oestrogen in menopause HRT if we are putting on lots of belly fat? You see, our fat cells store this oestrogen too.

I’m so proud of Leann. I’m not entirely sure how much weight she has lost, but you can see the incredible transformation in this amazing rural woman from Australia.  Leann and hubbie, Neil, live in a beautiful location in Queensland, Australia and yes, life is busy. In fact, over the years, there has been so […]

VIDEO: The Science of your Weight Loss’ with Dr Wendy Sweet from MyMT™

VIDEO: “When I went into peri-menopause, I had no idea as to why my weight was going up despite regular exercise, eating well and doing all the same things that I had done for years to manage my weight. It was only when I did my women’s healthy ageing studies, that I realised that I […]

Burn menopause fat and fight fatigue by looking after these powerful cells.

I remember Sally emailing me. Her energy levels were at rock bottom and she felt bad because she didn’t have the energy or motivation to go out mountain biking in the forest with her husband. They had both enjoyed this for years. Like so many women, Sally had no idea it was to do with […]

Learn why your menopause weight gain, bloating and hot flushes are connected.

By the time I reached menopause I was puzzled. I couldn’t understand why I felt so bloated all the time, the weight was going on by the day and despite exercising daily and eating well, my hot flushes were worse in the evening – just when I was about to cook dinner and do the […]