Menopause Health Matters

Women’s Menopause Health & Wellness Online

Menopause Health Matters is an independent health and wellness website and blog. Helping women to be their own health advocate by providing answers and references to assist in making informed choices about lifestyle changes and treatments and how these can impact their transition through the stages of perimenopause through to postmenopause.

Menopause is simply the natural evidence of the maturing feminine body, something that has been treated as an unnecessary taboo in our culture. It’s not a secret that growing older holds a lot of social, psychological and physiological weight for some women. Thankfully, due to the number of emerging female voices and influences, the collective attitude is becoming more positive and empowering.
In November 2015, NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) UK, issued the first guideline on diagnosis and managing menopause. You can find the guideline for professionals and a simplified version for women patients here.

 

In November 2016, The Faculty of Occupational Medicine of The Royal College of Physicians UK, issued Guidance on Menopause and the Workplace. You can download the pdf here.

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Latest Articles

 

Diet During Menopause

Diet During Menopause Should Include Wholegrains And Vegetables

Our resident nutritionis, Charlotte Debeugney, gives us the perfect recipe for our diet during menopause to ensure optimal nutritional health. Read More>

 

Am I Menopausal?

Dr Karen Morton MHMs Medical Adviser

Our Resident Medical Adviser, Dr Karen Morton talks about how women put everything they are worried about down to ‘the change’ as if it was ‘her just dessert’ and why she believes women should not be giving themselves a daily dose of guilt. Read More>

 

Hypnosis – Mind Over Menopause

Hypnosis for Menopause Relief ProgrammeHelen Brewer International Hypnotherapist & Speaker

Helen Brewer
International Hypnotherapist & Speaker

Hynosis for menopause relief? Helen Breward, Pioneer of the nationally and internationally recognised Menopause Relief Programme explains. Read More>


Latest News & Research

 

Getting your period at an early age may mean early menopause, too

A study has found that those women who had started menstruating at 11 or younger were 80% more likely to have experienced early menopause than those women who were 13 or over when their periods began. Read More>

Effect of HRT on Sleep Quality

Study proves HRT is associated with improved sleep quality where hot flushes and night sweats are the main symptoms. Read More>

Are Hot Flashes Genetic?

It appears that women who have gene variants that affect a receptor in the brain that regulates estrogen release are more likely to have hot flashes than women who lack them. The study published in the Menopause Journal is a step that could lead to new treatments to relieve the symptom of hot flashes. Read More>

 

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Page Last Updated on February 21, 2017