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How to lose weight in menopause

How to lose weight in menopause

One of the most common symptoms that women experience as they move through menopause is weight gain which is difficult to shift. There are many different reasons why women put on weight (it is often a combination of these): Lowered Thyroid Function – the thyroid controls your metabolism. Your ability to utilise energy from your… Continue Reading

How can I stop hot flushes?

How can I stop hot flushes?

Hot flushes along with night sweats are probably the most common symptom that women complain of when they are in menopause.  The sudden feeling of warmth that builds up from inside of you and for some women they also start to sweat profusely.  Hot flushes are not only uncomfortable they can also be quite embarrassing… Continue Reading

Lessons I learnt from Elizabeth Gilbert

Lessons I learnt from Elizabeth Gilbert

On March 10th I got myself put of bed early ready for the long trek (bus, train and walking) into the city to listen to Elizabeth Gilbert speak. For those of you who know me will know that I rarely venture into the city these days after years of peak hour travel. But to listen… Continue Reading

10 things to do during self-isolation

10 things to do during self-isolation

Currently many countries around the world are facing border lock downs, self-isolation and social distancing in the effort to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. With all of the media attention that this virus has been getting there are many people who are feeling unsure and unsafe, this is one of the reason for… Continue Reading