You’re probably used to hearing about the benefits of vitamin C for the immune system, as it often springs to mind if you catch a cold or suspect that your immune system needs support fighting an infection. But this clever vitamin could do far more than bolster up your immune army, it’s involvement in skin, heart and bone health make it an ideal companion for the menopause.
Don’t let menopausal flushes get you all hot and bothered this summer! Time to track your symptoms, identify potential triggers and invest in some well-researched natural remedies that help support hormone balance during the hotter weather.
Sleep is vital, yet many of us crave more of it. Even just one night of disturbed sleep may impact on your ability to cope with stress, leaving you feeling lethargic, groggy, irritable and unable to think straight. However, many menopausal women experience sleep problems night after night, which may impact on their well-being and vitality. The body tends to repair cells during deep sleep, so quality as well as quantity of sleep is important.
Having heavy periods is often something that many women end up feeling like they just must put up with, but it’s certainly not natural to experience bleeding so heavy that it interferes with daily life. However, some women don’t experience the full force of a heavy period until they hit the perimenopause. If your periods have started to become heavier then, read on…
Hair loss is not always the first thing that you would associate with the menopause, however 4 in 10 women may experience thinning of hair during this hormonal transition.