When the thermostat goes up, sleep suffers. 

What’s your favourite way to stay cool at night?

Being too hot can make going to sleep impossible.

Even more so, when you’re menopausal and experiencing hot flashes and night sweats. 

Here are some tips to stay cool and calm at night.

Just because you’ve not yet hit the menopause, doesn’t mean you can’t begin to experience symptoms. 

Welcome to the perimenopause. 

The perimenopause (the prequel to the menopause) usually kicks off a few years before the menopause. For some women the perimenopause lasts a few months, for others it can be years.

Unlike the menopause, which is defined 12 consecutive months without a menstrual cycle, during the perimenopause you can still continue to ovulate. 

How do you know if you’re going through the perimenopause? 

Menopause and parenting small kids—the struggle is real

Both motherhood and menopause can feel like you’re on a wild rollercoaster ride. 

And, with more women choosing to have kids in their 40’s, the chances of motherhood colliding with menopause is becoming far more common. 

Let’s face it dealing with hot flushes and night sweats on top of changing nappies and sleepless nights sounds like a recipe for disaster. 

Don’t panic. Here a few tips for coping with the two ‘M’s’.

Do you suffer from nausea and vertigo? Does it come in waves? Or last for days?

Are you aged 40-60?

Then, you may be experiencing menopausal nausea. 

Although it’s a less discussed symptom of the ‘change’ - it’s pretty common.

Nonetheless, it can make life quite miserable.

What can you do?

Did you know that the menopause can affect your mental health? 

The trouble is these symptoms such as mood swings, anxiety and depression can be easily misdiagnosed.

Leaving women wondering what’s going on.

There’re a few things you can do to support your mental health during the menopause.