Menopause and the Digestive System

Have you noticed that as you reach menopause or even perimenopause, digestive problems start to play up? Acid reflux and constipation are common complaints in older women. Menopause can cause an onset of these things in women who haven’t previously suffered from them, but it can also make existing problems even worse. What can you do to relieve things such as Indigestion and why does menopause cause these issues?

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Say Goodbye to Hay Fever

There are three types of pollen that cause hay fever. Some people are unfortunate enough to suffer allergies from all three, but typically it’s one of three that causes problems. Establishing which one you’re allergic to is the first step to beating it. The bad news is that the hay fever season generally lasts from late March right up until the end of September. The good news is that this is broken down into the different pollen seasons.

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6 Tips for Dealing with Night Sweats in the Summer

The summer heat has come in full force, which is great news for replenishing our vitamin D, but not ideal if you suffer from hot flushes and night sweats. The evenings seem to be a challenge even if you’re non-menopausal, but add in those uncomfortable symptoms and it seems near impossible to get a decent night’s sleep! We want to make life easier for you, so follow these tips for sleeping better during the height of Summer.

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Menopause & Nausea – What Can You Do?

Nausea (feeling as though you need to vomit) isn’t something you really expect to associate with menopause. It’s more commonly linked to pregnancy, or that time of the month. So those of us who suffer from nausea as a symptom of menopause are often taken-aback. Feeling nauseous has a massive impact on your day; you can’t focus, you don’t feel up to doing anything and in the end it’s a similar feeling to being under-the-weather.

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Are Hot Flushes Putting You Off Exercise?

Even light exercise makes us break a sweat, our temperature rises, and breathing quickens. Exerting ourselves can feel uncomfortable at the time, but ladies, the payoff is completely worth it! Immediately afterwards, as the body releases endorphins, you feel fantastic. Long-term, you start to notice a whole other host of benefits, not just weight loss! For some women though, that exertion during exercise is all too familiar with the start of a hot flush. Many women, therefore, avoid exercise because they fear it will trigger more hot flushes.

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The Difference Between Pre-menopause, Perimenopause & Menopause

With all the terminology regarding our health flying around as we age, it’s no wonder it all gets a little confusing. We’re here to clear a few things up when it comes to the different stages of menopause and explain exactly what you can expect throughout the process. Feeling prepared can often take some of that worry and stress off our shoulders.

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Moodmaker Is Here to Enhance Your Sex Life

Up to 75% of women between the ages of 45 to 58 report a significant drop in sexual arousal during both menopause and perimenopause. Phew, breathe a sigh of relief… what you’re going through is completely normal! If you’ve seriously lost your sex drive and now you’re missing that flare in the bedroom, don’t worry, we’re here to help. We’re about to introduce you to something that could change your life.

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