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Non-hormonal Solutions to Menopause

Non-hormonal Solutions

Many different lifestyle changes help with menopause and benefit your long term health. Here you can learn more about the positive lifestyle changes you can make during midlife.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Menopause can be a scary time! Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can help you understand your emotions and eliminate negativity. Use this to manage your stress and cope with overwhelming feelings. We have provided a number of tips and resources outlining the benefits of CBT.
4 minutes
Tests to check for Menopause
Menopause is not a medical condition - it's a natural part of aging for women. So it doesn't need a 'diagnosis' as such. But if you are wondering about how doctors identify menopause we explain that here. We've broken it down by age, as this plays a big part in how doctors assess menopause.
3 minutes
Menopause between 40 and 45
Thinking you're menopause may have come early? Broadly speaking there are two terms for when menopause happens earlier than average - 'premature ovarian insufficiency (POI)' and 'early menopause'. Here we describe what an early menopause is, and what it means for your health.
2 minutes
Tips for healthy living
There's a lot out there about how to be healthy - it can be overwhelming. We're going to summarise the most important parts of healthy living during menopause.
7 minutes
Induced/Surgical menopause
When the ovaries are removed, or stopped from working by a medical treatment women have what is called an 'induced' menopause. It's more common than you might think. This explains the basics of what an induced menopause is, when it might happen and why this type of menopause can be particularly hard.
5 minutes
Life after menopause
Postmenopause is all the years after your period has stop. There can still be symptoms for the first few years - but luckily they'll subside. Life after menopause is something to celebrate and be enjoyed. To do this, it's important to try to stay healthy and minimise risks. Here we cover what postmenopause is, and how you can enjoy it.
3 minutes
Brain fog and memory changes
Hormones have an important role to play in the way your brain works. When your hormones are changing in perimenopause, and drop after menopause this can cause changes to memory and concentration.
5 minutes
Getting help with menopause
A quick break down of how you can get support for your menopause. If you're suffering - don't do it alone. Seek support, advice and medical treatment if necessary. There's also some tips on how to prepare for medical appointments if you want to see a doctor.
3 minutes
Menopause can be a stressful and unfamiliar transition. Feelings of frustration and fear during this time are very common. Use mindfulness as a tool to help you manage these emotions during your menopause. We have provided tips and useful resources to help you incorporate mindfulness practices into your daily routine.
4 minutes
Nutrition during your Menopause
A balanced and healthy diet has been shown to help reduce menopausal symptoms. Have a read about different changes to make to your diet during this time.
5 minutes
Preparing yourself for menopause
More and more we're getting asked - can you prepare for menopause? As menopause awareness grows so too does the desire to get ready for it earlier. Here's a few ways you can start preparing, and a couple of reasons why it might be a good idea to think about menopause now.
5 minutes
Getting enough sleep
Many women find their sleep changes during menopause. The hormonal changes that come with menopause can change both the quantity and the quality of your sleep. Here we explain why that happens, and share some tips for getting more sleep.
3 minutes
Supplements to support menopause
Lots of women turn to supplements or herbal remedies to manage their menopause symptoms. We share a short summary of the evidence-base for some of the most commonly tried supplements.
6 minutes