Menopause Wellbeing Revival

Maryon StewartBlog, Menopause

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My mission is to end the misery of menopause and help women feel better than they can remember.  I’m completely sick of seeing them suffer needlessly, losing their self-esteem and life as they knew it, because it simply doesn’t need to be that way. Almost every day of my life I hear horror stories about women who are at their wits end when they reach menopause.  I sometimes cry when I hear about individuals who literally curl up in a ball, feeling possessed by an alien, wondering if there is anything left to live for. Amazingly, many women almost resign themselves to an invisible scrap heap, piled high with other women of a certain age.   Yes, we are an ageing population, but menopause doesn’t have to be the beginning of the end.  Published research clearly shows that women can overcome their symptoms and feel better than they remember without … Read More

Let’s talk positively about menopause on World Menopause Day

Maryon StewartBlog

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This is in addition to research from The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), which found that over 56% of perimenopausal women are getting less than seven hours of sleep a night, and are at high risk of heart attack. What’s more, the changes in hormone levels during menopause said to be a double threat to our hearts, because menopause increases the amount of plaque build-up in the arteries, increasing blood pressure and the risk of a stroke. Meanwhile, 80% of women experience menopausal symptoms, including the physical – hot flushes, insomnia and weight gain, and the psychological and emotional, including mood changes, depression and anxiety. These revelations, coupled with the apparent positive news that HRT won’t kill you and merely increases your chances of getting cancer or having a stroke, is not how we best prepare 14 million women a year for entering what is just a natural phase of … Read More