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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.
There’s enough to worry about at work without menopause symptoms adding to your stress. Even worse, says menopause expert and psychotherapist Diane Danzebrink, you may not realise that your anxieties are hormonal and not just a very bad day at the office.
We love the Traditional Chinese Medicine view of menopause as a time of positivity and power in a woman’s life. Here’s how you can channel a bit of that Eastern wisdom.
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In an ideal world, we’d keep renowned makeup artist Wendy Rowe in our bathroom. Famous for making skin look luminous and beautiful for the likes of Victoria Beckham and Sienna Miller, she’s also the Global Creative Director for Max Factor. Sadly, she’s not in our bathroom, but she does share her tips and favourite products for 40-something skin and hair.
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.