Symptom Series: Bloating

It’s quite strange really and I don’t know if other women get this too, but my feeling of bloating and gas can vary from week to week.

21 ways to boost your immunity in menopause

It all starts with good gut health, says nutritionist Rosemary Ferguson  Our immune system is amazing. It has to be constantly on the lookout for pathogens in the body and, at the drop of a hat, identify and respond to any of the countless enemy microbes that might be trying to invade. What’s really clever is the way it distinguishes between what’s good and what’s bad in our system, killing what doesn’t belong and leaving what does.   While everyone will experience […]

Don’t believe the hype: five nutrition myths that just won’t go away

How can we cut through the midlife food fads and find out what works, asks Emma Bardwell  A slew of nutritional “experts” – most of them unqualified – has appeared online in the past few months. Often their cleanses, reset programmes, fat-burning supplements and skinny teas have no substance to them, but they can feel […]

Merry Christmas from Meg

I’d like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and I want to thank you all for your support throughout this difficult year.    As many of you know, my mission is to help improve the lives of women and those around them, and I feel strongly that all women should be able easily to access […]

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, […]