Help, I’m having hot flushes at 42! Am I menopausal?

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‘I’m only 42 and my PMS is getting worse, and i’m starting to get hot flushes. Could this be the beginning of the menopause?’ I hear this question so often and you’d be surprised to hear that research shows many more women are going through an early menopause these days than ever before. So do hot flushes at 42 mean menopause? Usually, the answer will be yes, but there are other conditions that could cause them. If you’re worried about the changes in your body and you think there could be a problem, do go and visit your local GP. Help, I’m having hot flushes at 42! Am I menopausal? However, if you are also experiencing anxiety,  aches and pains, difficulty in sleeping at night, and you’re feeling that your PMS is stretched out to more days than usual, then you might be going through perimenopause, which is the five … Read More

Hot Flash Newsletter by Maryon Stewart: Week 4

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The weather has been very changeable over the last week or so. One minute it’s raining and the next its glorious with the sun shining over the last week. But for many of you going through the perimenopause and menopause, this can reek havoc with your symptoms – especially coping with unpredictable hot flushes. Quite a few people have been asking me for advice on how to cope with this, so I have included it in the Top Tips section of the newsletter this week. Please keep the questions coming and I will try to answer as many as possible in the upcoming newsletters. A recent study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology showed that women who consume a good ratio of vegetable protein in their diet stand a much better chance of delaying the onset of menopause.Early menopause is defined as before the age of 45 and women … Read More