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.
|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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Diet During Menopause
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?
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
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>
- Herbal Tea for Menopause Symptom Relief
- Diet During Menopause
- Am I Menopausal?
- Getting your period at a young age may mean early menopause, too
- Hypnosis – Mind Over Menopause
- Nourish Menus from Charlotte Debeugney
- How Safe am I as a Night Time Driver?
- 10 Tips for Easy Weight Management over Christmas
- Effect of HRT on Sleep Quality
- Guidance on Menopause and the Workplace