Category Archives: Menopause

Osteoporosis – Ways to maintain bone strength

Osteoporosis Ways to Maintain Bone Strength

Just because we age doesn’t mean we will suffer from Osteoporosis even if your bone density test shows risk.  There are ways to maintain bone strength and reduce the risk of Osteoporosis. It is never too early to start and the Mayo Clinic suggests that our bones peak density is in our 30’s.  So what do we do if we… Read more »

Become Your Own Menopause Health Advocate!

Menopause be a health advocate

How are you managing your Menopause?  Are you informed or do you feel like you are muddling through and just trying to survive hot flushes, mood swings and feeling blue? I’m very excited and honoured to introduce my guest writer, Ellen Dolgen.  Ellen is on a mission to help women survive menopause and as you will see in her Bio… Read more »

Should you give up alcohol when going through menopause?

how alcohol affects menopause symptoms

Menopause presents many changes in our bodies and also raises questions in our minds.  This week, I’m delighted to present a guest, Ella James who has written about drinking Alcohol during menopause. Now, some of the points Ella raises you probably won’t like – because let’s face it, who doesn’t enjoy a vino (or drink of your choice) at the… Read more »

5 Steps to Making ‘The Change’ a Positive One

Making the change a positive one

  I was honoured to be asked to write an article for Dr Catherine Hansen’s Woman2Woman blog. Dr Hansen specialises in Women’s Health and recently wrote a 5 part series of articles for my website about Menopause. Here is the opening extract from my post and I hope you will click on the link below to read the article in… Read more »

Fitness: An Active Approach For Managing Menopause

Menopause is a part of life however it doesn’t have to be a negative experience.  Over the last few weeks I have presented a 5 part series on Menopause by Dr Catherine Hansen and now I’m delighted to bring another guest author to you,  Ella James, who is looking at managing menopause by keeping fit and active both physically and… Read more »

Menopause – “Are there Non-Hormone Options?”

Menopause Series Part 5

  Last week we had Part 4 in our series of Posts from Dr Catherine Hansen on the subject of Menopause. I found Part 4- Why Trust Your Doctor? very informative and it certainly is so important to build a comfortable working relationship with your Doctor, especially during this phase of life. This week I’m bringing you Part 5, the… Read more »

Menopause – “Why Trust Your Doctor?”

Menopoause Part 4

Last week we had Part 3 in our series of Posts from Dr Catherine Hansen on the subject of Menopause. I found Part 3- Hormones, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly very informative and it is good to know there IS light at the end of the peri-menopause tunnel. This week I’m bringing you Part 4 in the 5… Read more »

Menopause – “Hormones – the Good, the Bad & the Ugly”

menopause part 3

Last week we had Part 2 in our series of Posts from Dr Catherine Hansen on the subject of Menopause. I found Part 2- Hormones, Alleviating the Confusion very enlightening as there is so much conflicting information around this area and it is good to be informed. This week I’m bringing you Part 3 in the 5 Week Series on… Read more »

Menopause – “Hormones, alleviating the confusion”

Hormones, Alleviating the confusion

Last week I was excited to bring you a new series of Guest Posts from Dr Catherine Hansen on the subject of Menopause.  It appears that we are all trying to find ways to cope with this phase of our lives in the best way possible.  Some of us find it easier than others. This week I’m bringing you Part… Read more »

Menopause – What is Happening To Me?

Menopause series Part 1

Are you showing signs of menopause?  The hot flushes, night sweats, hormones all over the place – sound familiar? I am honoured to bring you a 5 Week Series on Menopause by Dr Catherine Hansen, who specializes in Women’s Health, in particular peri and post-menopausal women. As Dr Hansen says: “My approach to Health Care promotes personal happiness by targeting… Read more »