The Midlife Makeover blog is bursting with information, tips and insights to help you feel better before, during and after the menopause.
How is the Menopause Diagnosed?
The menopause is a naturally occurring event, we all know it’s coming over the hill, but somehow we’re never ready for it. It just happens to other women, right?
We may see our friends go through the menopause, but when it comes to our ‘turn’ somehow it feels a bit different. Most women feel like they need to talk to their GP and get a formal diagnosis, assuming that this is done by a blood test. This is not usually the case here in the UK.Read More
What are the First Signs of Menopause?
The first signs of the menopause that we may notice will most likely be different for each of us. For me, I became aware of being anxious when my husband was driving (some might say that wasn’t anything to do with my hormones!)Read More
When Does the Menopause Start?
Many women ask themselves what signals they should be looking out for to mark the menopause start There are two answers to this question; a straightforward definition of the menopause and the transition period leading to menopause, known as the perimenopause.Read More
Crumbling Bones - a silent symptom of menopause. From our mid 30’s the fluctuation in hormone levels means that womens bones are no longer increasing in strength, they are actually becoming more porous and more likely to break.Read More