A community of doctors, wellbeing experts & brilliant women to power you through menopause.
Urinary infections can be an uncomfortable, even painful, companion to menopause. And multiple trips to the loo in the middle of the night are not what you need when insomnia is already an issue. Dr Stephanie Goodwin, a London-based GP and menopause specialist, explains what you can do.
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Suncare should be a priority in any skincare routine, but it’s especially important as you go into perimenopause. Reduced oestrogen levels mean less melatonin is being produced, which is what protects you from UV rays. Thankfully SPF has come a long way since the days of thick, greasy creams - here’s our pick of the best.
If menopause has caused your libido to dip, a sex toy might help revive it. Former nurse and sexual health advocate Samantha Evans runs online sex toy company Jo Divine. If anyone know the right toy to buy, it’s her.
Emma is a fully registered nutritional therapist with a particular interest in the menopause. As a health expert, she was expecting perimenopause in her 40s, but wasn't prepared for the anxiety and unbearable sense of emptiness. She shares how she felt like she was unravelling bit by bit, and how she got her sense of self back.
Despite a career in women’s magazines, the co-founder of MPowered Women was clueless about the perimenopause, and blindsided when symptoms hit. Thanks to HRT, Saska has her anxiety and daily feelings of doom under control, and is determined to break the taboos around menopause and help other women power through it.
How does an ex Vogue editor handle menopause? Ask Christa D’Souza. The 59-year old journalist and author, who has written for everyone from Vogue to Vanity Fair, was so taken aback by her symptoms that she wrote a book to find out how best to deal with them. Saying goodbye to alcohol was her first step to sanity.