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World Menopause Day – Help a friend

World Menopause day

Did you know? October is World Menopause Month? And on October 18, we have our very own special day – World Menopause Day!

Here’s a bit of background. This is an international observance held every year. It was initiated by the International Menopause Society, a UK based non-commercial organisation created in 1978 during the second Menopause Convention that took place in Jerusalem, Israel. Continue reading World Menopause Day – Help a friend

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Vaginal Dryness – Shhhhhh! 🤫

Vaginal Dryness

Vaginal dryness.

I knooowww. It’s not something you want to talk about. It’s a little bit like incontinence, it’s a not-something-we-talk-about thing. But, it’s OK, you can read about it in private and at your leisure here.

Vaginal dryness is one of the distressing symptoms of peri- and post-menopause. The discomfort of the condition is further exacerbated by the fact that so many women suffer in silence because of its ‘not-something-we-talk-about’ 🤫 status.

Continue reading Vaginal Dryness – Shhhhhh! 🤫

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Fewer Leaks: Life With Elvie

Elvie
Fewer leaks? What are you talking about?

Actually, I’m talking about incontinence and perimenopause because the percentage of women who experience meno related bladder leakage is huge, but nobody wants to talk about the need for fewer leaks.

It’s as taboo as menopause.

According to a 2011 study by the Medical University of Vienna in Austria this issue is ‘considered significantly more embarrassing than depression or cancer’.

Indeed, the World Health Organisation recently listed incontinence as a major health issue. Continue reading Fewer Leaks: Life With Elvie

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The Happy Hormones Bath 🛀🛀🛀

Bath time

It’s bath time! Splish splash.

Stress + bath = de-stress = equals happy hormones.

Yes, indeedy. Indulging in a soak in a warm bath is not only therapeutic, it’s a hormone balancer and feel-good exercise too.

Add in some Epsom salts or Magnesium Chloride Flakes and you’ll get an inexpensive and effective detox and magnesium boost as well. Continue reading The Happy Hormones Bath 🛀🛀🛀

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Soft & Brittle Nails 💅

Beautiful nails
Your nails, or more specifically, fingernails.

Have you noticed – along with your hair – they’ve become less robust and brittle?

Fingernails that have always been strong and sturdy are likely to weaken and slow down their growth during the meno years. It’s one of the symptoms.

But, wait! Before you groan I have good news too 😀. First off though, let’s go through the whys and wherefores so you can understand what’s happening. Continue reading Soft & Brittle Nails 💅

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Have You Met Our Heroine?

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Our heroine?

Well, I’m guessing you landed here at Meno-Me because you’re searching for something to help you during the hormones changes of midlife?

If so, be sure we’re here to help you in every single way – physically, mentally and spiritually. It’s also why you need to know about our heroine.😀.

In my experience, the menopause years are a bit of a rollercoaster and no walk in the park. We hear so many stories of women wanting to speak to someone who is familiar with the journey they’re walking. If that’s you, hello and welcome. 😀 Continue reading Have You Met Our Heroine?

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Seed Cycling For Hormone Balance

seed mix for menopause
Seed cycling or seed rotation. Have you heard of them?

Seed cycling and its sister, seed rotation, are becoming a couple of buzzwords in hormone talking circles lately.

Why?

Because they’re an incredibly simple, all-natural, hormone free, non-medicalised (and we’re all about that! 😀) hormone balancing tool.

So what exactly is seeding cycling? Continue reading Seed Cycling For Hormone Balance