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Can Stress Cause Early Menopause?

When women reach a certain age and period of life, the menopause is inevitable - having a varied and sometimes...

Pins & Needles in the Menopause: What’s the Cause & What Can Be Done?

Feeling some mysterious pins and needles in your hands, feet, arms or legs? If you’re a woman of menopausal age, those tingling, prickling sensations in your extremities may well be the result of hormonal fluctuations.

The Pituitary Gland: Its Function, Hormones & Importance to the Menopause

Despite its remarkably small, seemingly inconspicuous size, the pituitary gland produces a number of hormones and has incredible importance for a huge range of vital bodily functions.

Have a Merry Menopause

With Christmas just around the corner and life feeling a little more normal this year, everyone is bracing themselves for a hectic December! Unfortunately, the menopause doesn’t stop over the Christmas period – Thankfully, however, there are several things you can do over Christmas to have a merry menopause! 

The Menopause, Hormones & Mental Health: Can The Transition Affect Our Mood?

We’re all familiar with the physical symptoms of the menopause — hot flushes, night sweats and vaginal dryness — but the...

The History, Myths and Mystery of HRT Uncovered

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) has evolved from the controversial synthetic oestrogen-only HRT first used in the early 60’s. Susie Debice explains why HRT’s chequered history is tainted by a flawed scientific study and reveals why perimenopausal women should be asking their doctors for safe and effective body identical forms of HRT.