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BeingEve Menopause Blog – sharing our thoughts on the latest topics affecting women during menopause and mid-life.

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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...

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...

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...


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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...

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) -...

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: 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


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


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


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


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


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...