Posts Tagged ‘menopause’

NUTRITION AND IMMUNITY

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

Following the outbreak of Covid-19 across the globe, the media (both print and online) has been awash with ways to boost our immunity. Ranging from garlic and lemons, to alkaline foods and cleansing, suggestions range from the everyday to downright bizarre. Could what you eat influence your immunity? Here’s what you can do, both during and after the menopause, to help maintain great health.

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STARTING ON HRT

Sunday, December 27th, 2020

Many women go through the menopause around the age of 50 or 51 without any problems at all. But some women may struggle with symptoms, leading them to consult their GP or another healthcare professional to discuss whether HRT is right for them.

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MENOPAUSE ‘ASK THE EXPERTS’ QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Sunday, December 20th, 2020

The following ‘Ask the Experts’ questions were sent in to The Menopause Exchange by our members, the answers were provided by our ‘Ask the Experts’ panel and included in issue 84 (spring 2020), issue 85 (summer 2020) and issue 86 (autumn 2020) of The Menopause Exchange newsletter.  If you would like to read the questions and answers in the latest issue of The Menopause Exchange newsletter sign up for FREE emailed newsletters.

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THYROID PROBLEMS AND THE MENOPAUSE

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Your thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland just in front of your windpipe. Its job is to control your metabolism. When your thyroid gland doesn’t work properly, you may notice symptoms such as palpitations and weight loss (caused by an overactive gland) or depression and hair loss (caused by an underactive gland). Two in every 100 people in the UK will suffer from a problem with their thyroid gland, and 3% of women aged 50 or over are taking thyroid hormones.

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