All blog posts within the category 'Symptoms'.

how does the menopause affect your skin?


How does menopause affect your skin?

From unexpected acne to dry skin and so-called ‘age spots’, the onset of menopause is the time when many of us start to notice our skin changing in often dramatic...

painful sex during menopause


Painful sex during menopause: causes and treatments

Jane Lewis, author of  'Me & My Menopausal Vagina' and a sufferer of vaginal atrophy discusses the sensitive issue of painful sex during menopause and how you can treat it. Why...

vaginal atrophy


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...

menopause affects oral health


How menopause affects oral health – and what to do about it

As your estrogen levels decrease during menopause, you may experience problems with your teeth and gums. In this article, we explore how menopause can affect your oral health and what...

Essential oils helped alleviate hot flushes and disturbed sleep


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...

testosterone treatment


Testosterone treatment – can it help with low libido?

Chris Jones, a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner, from discusses the pros and cons of testosterone treatment to help women who are suffering with low libido during menopause. When a...

low libido


Low libido during menopause – why is this happening?

The reasons for low libido during menopause can be multiple and probably interrelated, both physical and psychological. It’s often one or more issues combined that causes you to feel this...

incontinence and menopause


Incontinence during menopause

Urinary incontinence is common during menopause and in later life, but it’s not an inevitable result of aging and should not be considered normal if it's causing you issues. The...

sleep disorders during menopause

Sleep Well

Sleep disorders during menopause – helpful tips to beat them

Sleep disorders during menopause are one of the most common symptoms which can impact most on a woman's daily life. In this article Dr. Joyce Walsleben provides some helpful tips.  ...

micropigmentation enhance thinning eyebrows in menopause


Micro pigmentation to enhance thinning eyebrows

Micro pigmentation can be used to enhance thinning eyebrows during menopause and is a safe and recommended treatment. BeingEve spoke to Andrea Grollet, a well established practitioner in the field...

anxiety during menopause


Anxiety during menopause – causes and lifestyle solutions

What causes anxiety during menopause? Many factors can cause anxiety during menopause but the most common cause is low or decreased levels of oestrogen. Oestrogen has a significant effect on...

how i discovered the benefits of apple cider vinegar


How I discovered the benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

In this article, BeingEve reader Angie Porter reveals how she discovered the many benefits of a daily dose of apple cider vinegar. Also read:  7 benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar...

menopause joint pain

Get Moving

Juicy joints: 4 moves to keep your joints pain-free during menopause

Fitness expert, Carolyne Anthony, demonstrates four Pilates moves that will help add flexibility and mobility to your joints and keep menopause joint pain away as your body changes. Once we start losing...

experience of osteoporosis


My experience of osteoporosis and some top tips to avoid it

It’s a little over a week now since World Osteoporosis Day and so I find myself casting back to my own diagnosis 6 years ago. I'd just climbed Kilimanjaro and...

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...

peri-menopause symptoms


The long and winding road to peri-menopause – a reader’s story

I'd like to share my personal experience with peri-menopause symptoms and my long journey to peri-menopause. In July last year, at the age of 46, I had an emergency blood transfusion to treat severe...

Can hormones cause female pattern hair loss


Can hormones cause female pattern hair loss (FPHL) and is it permanent?

FPHL affects around 40% of women by the time they are 70 years old and is currently thought only to occur in those who have inherited the genetic predisposition for...

Hair loss during menopause


Hair loss during menopause – the final straw?

On top of every other menopausal symptom that you have to contend with, the loss of your crowning glory can be very hard to cope with; hair is a defining...



Joint pain

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Weight gain during menopause – causes and lifestyle solutions

As we get older, maintaining our weight seems to be more difficult, one reason being that our metabolism tends to slow down with age. On top of that, women experience...

osteoporosis and menopause


Osteoporosis and menopause – the facts

It's true that oestrogen levels drop during menopause, and that this is linked to bone loss. But, contrary to what many women fear, it doesn’t mean that osteoporosis and menopause...

mood swings during menopause


Mood swings during menopause – causes and lifestyle solutions

What causes mood swings during menopause? Mood swings during menopause often go hand in hand. During peri-menopause, it's very common for mood swings to become much more extreme. For many women...

headaches during menopause


Headaches during menopause – causes and lifestyle solutions

What causes headaches during menopause? Headaches are one of the most common symptoms of menopause and can be very debilitating. The most common type of headache experienced is a migraine...

fatigue during menopause


Fatigue during menopause – causes and lifestyle solutions

What causes fatigue during menopause? Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of menopause which most women will experience at some point, often in the very early stages of...