7 Easy Ways to Tackle Sleep Problems

SLEEP PROBLEMS Sometimes it can seem like a good night’s sleep is a fond but distant memory.  I found sleep problems to be one of the most difficult symptoms to cope with because it really affected my everyday life. Before the menopause, I had always been able to sleep really well. In fact, I would […]

Foggy brain

Foggy brain, also known as difficulty concentrating is a very common symptom arising during menopause.  If you’ve been pregnant you will especially relate to this symptom. I remember somebody asking me when my daughter Anaïs’ birthday was and it took me a good 3 or 4 seconds to say that it was 27th January. I […]

The Operation and Beyond

After the operation, my aftercare was non-existent. I was discharged the next day even though I couldn’t walk, was scared and in horrible pain. Two days after I started bleeding and, having no idea whether it was normal, I called the hospital. The hospital said it wasn’t normal but I was an outpatient so I […]

Hi, I’m Rebecca

Hi, I’m Rebecca. I am a wife, a mother and I love being with my family. I love days out, walking and basically doing anything where we can all be together having fun. I am also a Christmas addict; its my favourite time of the year! I have built a busy Instagram account, @loh_lifestyle where […]

Boost your mood during menopause

Mood swings can be the hardest part of menopause. Dealing with a pandemic and lockdown in winter has just made it that bit tougher. You may be struggling to find motivation and mood swings are a challenge. Sometimes menopause can leave us weak-willed, but there are things we can do to feel better. The choices […]

Take the pressure off new year

January 1 isn’t always the time for huge life changes. Take the pressure off this new year, says Kym Eason    I’ve always struggled at new year. Even when boozy parties with friends and counting down with Big Ben were an actual thing, my smiles and Auld Lang Synes were half-hearted at best. And as […]

And breathe: how the natural breath can be your best friend in menopause 

It can help reduce anxiety, lower blood pressure and improve digestion and sleep, says Angie Klein  During menopause, every woman’s experience is different. That’s not surprising, given that there are at least 34 known symptoms. You might experience only minor issues, or you may feel debilitated by a range of physical and emotional symptoms that […]

How do you breathe?

Breath awareness practice for menopause with Angie Klein   Place one hand on the lower belly, one hand on the upper chest, take a few breaths and notice which part of the body rises more (for a guided practice, click here). If we can start with spending a few moments, five to 10 minutes a day, […]