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How to strengthen your pelvic floor during the menopause

Ageing and fluctuating hormones during menopause can have a significant impact on our pelvic health. Katie speaks to continence nurse specialist and author Jane Simpson, about the common problems we might experience with our pelvic floors, including weak bladders, that feeling of always needing to go to the loo as well as tightness and tension in our pelvis.

Here, Jane shares a whole host of tips and guidance on how you can ease your symptoms.

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Testosterone and libido for women - what can be done to help?

Testosterone is often misunderstood as a male only hormone but it can actually be the missing piece of the puzzle when it comes to our perimenopause and menopause symptoms. Katie speaks to menopause clinician, author and podcaster Dr. Heather Hirsch about what we need it for, how and why we lose it, how it can help with boosting libido, brain clarity and energy levels and why it may not be right for everyone.

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Heavy bleeding and irregular periods in perimenopause

Heavy, painful periods can often have a terrible impact on our lives during perimenopause and menopause - affecting us both at home and at work. But what’s normal, what’s not and when should we seek help?

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Help for hot flushes

Hot flushes and night sweats are two of the most common and troubling symptoms of the menopause. But why do some women experience them when others don't, what is the impact on our mental and physical health and what effect do these symptoms have on our relationships both at home and in the workplace?

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Improving sleep and overcoming insomnia during perimenopause, menopause and midlife

Sleep issues can be absolutely debilitating during midlife and menopause. Many of our FB group members complain about disrupted sleep and insomnia and the knock on effect on their ability to work, to function at home and on their relationships can be pretty devastating.

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Nutrition essentials for your 40s and 50s

Tips from nutritionist Jackie Lynch for a balanced diet that can improve both your mental and physical health.

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Top tips to help improve your health and wellbeing during the winter

As the colder months are upon us and the festive season begins, we know it can be harder to stick to healthy habits, so we are delighted to share some top tips from Parla, a Holland and Barrett company, on navigating menopause through the winter months.

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Heart health & menopause: hot flushes are more than an inconvenience says leading Yale professor

Hot flushes more than an inconvenience - they are a risk factor for heart disease, bone loss & dementia, says leading Yale Professor.

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