menopause Tag

I’ve been really strict with diet and exercise lately. I had to tweak my hormones at the beginning of the year. My body needed the tweak but it doesn’t react well and I put on over a stone in a few weeks - oof… It’s soul destroying because WOW do I eat carefully and workout regularly. This “occult” weight gain drives many peri menopausal women insane. It doesn’t matter how many calories you...

We get asked this question A LOT. There is so much in the media about fasting and it’s benefits and, the research is pretty undeniable, most people either do the 5:2 fast or the 16/8 fast. But, whilst so many people feel amazing when they fast, many of our clients find that they are not losing weight or really struggle with symptoms like being “hangry” or have exacerbated brain fog. So why is...

I often see clients who have been to see specialist menopause doctors in private practice, usually at great expense. Most of the time they have been recommended the body identical progesterone and oestrogen and sometimes even given testosterone. Now, all of that is FABULOUS (check out some of my other posts where I’ve talked about how horrendous the synthetic progesterone is for women’s bodies), but they are still feeling rubbish. Here’s why… In...

Soapbox rant (and some science nerdiness) Utrogestan is a body identical #progesterone (made from plants including yams) and is available on the NHS. It is a form of natural HRT. Progesterone is essential for women, it stabilises weight, keeps us calm, helps us sleep and in fertile women, helps thicken the womb for pregnancy. It’s the first hormone to drop off in Peri-menopause and the lack of progesterone in relation to oestrogen...

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