How menopause harms your body

Menopause comes with a dramatic drop in oestrogen levels. Learn more about the effects this can have on your body, and how to take control.

Hot flashes at night linked to depression

A study found that women who believed they had frequent nighttime hot flashes were more likely to develop mild symptoms of depression than those who thought they had few or no nighttime hot flashes.

Menopause and the threat of obesity

“Middle-age spread” isn’t just a humorous term. Many menopausal women associate this life phase with a widening midriff. What should you know?

How to deal with hot flushes

Hot flushes and night sweats are often described as the most frustrating and unpleasant symptoms of menopause. Learn more.

'Brain fog' during menopause is real

According to researchers, it is common for menopausal women to experience what is known as 'brain fog' – forgetfulness, and difficulty concentrating and thinking clearly.

Plastic chemicals linked to earlier menopause

Women whose bodies contained high levels of some chemicals found in plastics and cosmetics, experience menopause 2-4 years earlier than women with lower amounts in their systems.

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