Women go through a lot throughout their lives. Physically and mentally. Puberty hits us and our bodies are suddenly flooded with new reproductive hormones. Later down the line pregnancy changes the game for those who choose Motherhood. Finally we approach menopause, this and menopause symptoms can be the most difficult changes we encounter. A permanent […]
If you think your breasts look and feel a little differently now that you’re in menopause, you’re not imagining it! Even if you’re approaching menopause, breast changes can happen during this time as well.
Life will always catch up with us every now and then. There is so much happening around us all the time and we’re constantly being pulled in several different directions, all at once. Add technology into that equation and we quite literally never turn off! It’s so important to take a break every now and […]
When we think of menopause, it’s always the most common symptoms that get the spotlight. Hot flushes and mood swings are two of the most well-known symptoms of both perimenopause and menopause. They are the ones we joke about with our friends and feel most comfortable chatting about. What about the many other symptoms? Perhaps […]
If you’ve ever experienced a hot flush, you will know just how embarrassing and troublesome they can be. The occasional hot flush here or there, although not ideal, is manageable. However, during menopause hot flushes can happen up to 40 times a day in some cases. This can have a significant impact on your quality […]
Hot flushes, mood swings and weight gain. These are some symptoms of both perimenopause and menopause you’ve no doubt heard of. It’s easy to learn what’s going on when your body is going through text-book signs of the aging process. When symptoms don’t quite seem to fit your standard expectations of the change, it doesn’t […]
Are you nearing menopause, yet occasionally experience symptoms as if you were menstruating, such as period type cramps or bloating? It’s not actually that uncommon and it’s definitely nothing to worry about unless you are experiencing ongoing pain or you have an underlying health issue.
When we think of mood swings we often associate them with teenagers hitting puberty as their hormones change. Menopause is the same concept, your hormones are changing yet again and your body is off-balanced once more. Mood swings are a very common symptom of menopause and perimenopause, they can last years and affect your well-being […]
If you suffer from night sweats, then you will know just what it’s like to wake up with your bed sheets and bed clothes soaking wet. It’s uncomfortable, embarrassing and disruptive to your sleep. Night sweats can be the worst part of menopause and even peri-menopause for many women for those exact reasons. No one […]
We asked you on Twitter which symptom we should feature in our next ‘symptoms in the spotlight’ and as a result this week we are going to look at vaginal dryness and developing an overactive bladder as a result of menopause.