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BeingEve Menopause Blog – bringing you the latest conversation, hot topics, products and readers experiences. Plus our resident blogger Jenny T shares her every day struggles living with the menopause.

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The Worry Monster has moved in

My anxiety levels are through the roof again. And it ain’t funny. There is Nothing wrong, however my worry nerves are jingling and jangling, I’m physically shaking and I just...

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Menomagic – natural relief for hot flushes

BeingEve spoke to Reflexologist, Steven Crumblehulme, who created the natural aromatherapy cream 'Menomagic'. Starting from his Reflexology studio in Gloucestershire, we find out why he created the cream and how...

bamboo clothing

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Bamboo – good for the environment and even better for you

Bamboo clothing has been around for a while. Today bamboo fabric is widely used not only in clothing but also in linens, towels, etc. There are many good reasons why...

am i invisible

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Am I invisible?

We are trying to cope with menopause symptoms and we are trying to be, and feel, normal. We are trying to go about our daily routine without having a meltdown...

water and lemon

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Self Love is only really Self Help

I hate January. I hate New Year’s resolutions. I hate that everyone’s hibernating. Not to mention Brexit. Let’s not. But not this year. Whilst people are sick with flu and...

Menopause in the workplace

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Menopause in the workplace: what are your rights?

Menopause in the workplace is a hot topic right now - that's because menopausal women are the fastest growing population in the workforce. For many woman, continuing to work throughout...

working the menopause

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Working the menopause this New Year

I’ve been off for the Christmas and New Year break and I’m dreading Monday. I need to reset my brain – and my body – to cope with going back...

how to get a sparkle on your skin

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How to make your skin glow this Christmas

The nights are longer, days colder and the evenings filled with endless Christmas prep. Amidst all this, us women want to spread our sparkle and glow with our flow! Here's...

vaginal atrophy

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Vaginal atrophy – a menopause taboo?

BeingEve spoke to Jane Lewis, 52, a sufferer of vaginal atrophy for many years. Jane has written a new book, 'Me & My Menopausal Vagina' which explains candidly her own...

autumn of our lives

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The Autumn of our lives… a time of change and many questions

As we enter the transition from Summer to Autumn - when leaves are changing colour, plants regressing for their winter hibernation, perhaps a change of job or learning to live...

migraines

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Migraine Patterns often Change During Menopause

Migraine Patterns often Change During Menopause. RESEARCH SHOWED about 60% of women with migraine experience changing headache patterns around the menopause transition, with a majority of those reporting greater frequency...

Essential oils helped alleviate hot flushes and disturbed sleep

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Essential oils helped alleviate my hot flushes and sleep issues

BeingEve spoke to a reader Louise, a mortgage advisor from Surrey, about how essential oils helped alleviate hot flushes and sleep issues since coming off Hormone Replacement Therapy.  What are...

How to deal with the summer heat

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Hot flush madness – how to keep cool as the temperature soars

This month, our resident blogger Jenny T gives some tips on how to keep cool as the temperature soars.  This heatwave is not helping my already overheating body, I don’t...

symptoms and signs of menopause

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Identify the symptoms and signs of menopause

The signs that your menopause journey has begun can be tricky to recognise as the symptoms feel very much like PMS (Pre Menstrual Syndrome) or PMT (Pre Menstrual Tension) -...

hot flushes, memory loss

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Hot flushes, memory loss and THAT hair on the chin!

This month, our resident blogger Jenny T opens up about hot flushes, memory loss and THAT hair on the chin!   OK ladies. We’re allowed to talk about it. And it’s...

BPA free water bottles

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The hidden truth about your plastic water bottle

Keeping hydrated is essential to make you look and feel your best. There's lots of information recently about the harmful effects of plastic on the environment, but drinking from a...

male menopause

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Is there such a thing as the Male Menopause?

Contrary to popular belief - the Male Menopause is not a “mid-life crisis”! It's an actual medical condition that affects some but not all men as they age. The more...

sleep apnea

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Women With Severe Hot Flashes At Higher Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Women With Severe Hot Flashes At Higher Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Source: MedicalResearch.com What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: The Data Registry...

estrogen reduces stress

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Study suggests estrogen can buffer working memory from impact of stress

Menopausal hormone therapy may shield women from stress' negative effects on some types of memory, according to a small-scale study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &...

Hormone therapy may benefit migraine sufferers

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Hormone therapy may benefit migraine sufferers without increased risk of heart disease

Hormone therapy may benefit migraine sufferers without increased risk of heart disease. New study reviews WHI data to demonstrate lack of association between migraines, cardiovascular disease and hormone therapy; opens...

menopausal rash

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Giving The Rash to Charity

This month, our resident blogger Jenny T suffers from a menopausal rash and decides a trip to the dermotologist is in order.  First of all, The Rash is not The Rage....

magnet therapy

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Can a magnet alleviate menopause symptoms?

BeingEve spoke to Izumi, a Documentary Producer from London, about how Magnet Therapy helped alleviate her hot flushes. What is Magnet Therapy? Magnetic therapy has been around for many years...

Death by Mercedes, what Cobblers

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Death by Mercedes, what Cobblers

This month our resident blogger Jenny T gets some perspective on life.  I’ve got concussion. Which has knocked The Rage off kilter entirely. Apparently the hydraulics that are hidden in...

the meaning of love

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The Meaning of Love

Our resident blogger Jenny T discovers the real meaning of men-a-pause and contemplates the meaning of love as she goes through the menopause.  If, like me, your ‘men-a-pause’ means just that,...

menopause and the workplace

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Simple steps to a menopause-friendly workplace

New government guidelines highlight the topic of menopause and the workplace and are calling for a sea change in the way employers face up to a growing menopausal workforce. It could...