MAKING THE MIDLIFE SWITCH: Overcoming Menopause Symptoms Using the Natural Menopause Approach

Maryon StewartBlog, Menopause, Natural Menopause, Perimenopause, Postmenopause

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So many women feel alone and isolated when the dreaded midlife symptoms descend upon them. But that needn’t be the case. Millions of women experience these symptoms everyday in every walk of life, making them one of many ‘sisters’ suffering from the same symptoms simultaneously. By 2020 it is estimated that there will be 1 billion women going through the menopause across the world. Almost three-quarters of menopausal women report symptoms of hot flushes or night sweats and often experience these symptoms for a decade or longer unless they learn how to switch them off. The other day I wrote down on a piece of paper the word S.W.I.T.C.H. Since this is about midlife, I wanted each letter in this word to represent what can happen to you at this time of life. S: Stressed because many people feel stressed about the changes and symptoms they experience during menopause W: … Read More

How To Choose Between Natural Menopause & HRT

Maryon StewartBlog

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This week’s Weekly Wisdom is all about making choices before, during and after menopause. We read so much conflicting information about menopause and often the experiences that your family and friends have had dictates how you’re going to deal with menopause. Most of us have heard of hormone replacement therapy (HRT). At one point, it was very fashionable to take HRT, and everyone thought they would do that for the rest of their lives. Subsequently however,  there has been a lot of research around the world to show that it wasn’t a great idea, and even worse related to issues like increased breast cancer and heart disease. Then some other researchers say, “Well maybe they had analysed the data wrong, but it’s still very confusing.” What is certain is that even for those women who choose HRT, it’s not a long term solution or treatment. You’ve really got to learn … Read More