Posts Tagged ‘perimenopause’

PLANT OESTROGENS

Sunday, September 5th, 2021

Plant oestrogens (also known as phytoestrogens) are substances that occur naturally in plants. It’s thought that plants may use them as part of their natural defence against the overpopulation of herbivore animals by controlling female fertility. Plant oestrogens have a similar chemical structure to human oestrogen (one of the main female hormones), and are able to bind to some of the same receptors as your own oestrogens. This means they have an oestrogenic effect on your body, although it’s weaker.

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WORKPLACE MENOPAUSE POLICIES AND GUIDANCE

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

I ’ve been presenting talks and workshops in the workplace for 21 years, and more recently webinars. An important focus of interest over the last two years has been the preparation of a menopause policy or guidance for employees and employers.

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STAGES OF THE MENOPAUSE

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

The menopause occurs when your ovaries run out of eggs. Women are born with all the eggs they’ll ever have, in comparison to men who create sperm throughout their lives.

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