Tell us a little bit about yourself and your current job? I don’t have a job – I have a passion! And looking back I can see that I’ve ended up developing a women’s healthy lifestyle in menopause coaching programme, because I’ve aged alongside two important changes in our lives – the rise of the modern sporting and fitness industries and the incredible societal and consumer … [Read more...] about Women of Balance: Wendy Sweet making menopause bearable
Infograph and copy supplied by Ghergich.com (originally published here) In an analysis of 41 published studies of women’s daily moods, more than half found a link between bad moods and menstruation. Moreover, women in the Penn Ovarian Aging Study reported an increase of depressive symptoms as they transitioned into menopause. If you feel like you’re on a hormonal roller … [Read more...] about How to Tackle Hormonal Mood Swings
Are you heading towards menopause with a sense of overwhelming dread? Why do we focus on all the negatives in relation to this important milestone in a woman's life - rather than the positives? After all, menopause means an end to spending money on sanitary products and contraceptives…an end to scheduling holidays and important life-events around your ‘due date’… and an end … [Read more...] about Menopause: A Time To Celebrate
By Joyce Paul There comes a time in a woman’s life when symptoms like hot flashes, vaginal dryness, moodiness, and sleeplessness emerge. These usually indicate that her hormones are not at their usual levels, and can mean that she is entering menopause. This comes usually when a woman enters her "golden years", however it has been seen that some women actually enter this … [Read more...] about Menopause Relief: How to Survive Hormonal Imbalance
By Associate Professor Amanda Salis, The University of Sydney, Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders. If you’ve experienced weight gain with menopause, you may believe that losing excess weight will now be impossible for you. However, clinical research shows that women are able to lose weight after menopause – although there are some … [Read more...] about Weight loss after menopause – an impossible dream?