Wouldn’t it be awesome if someone had designed a small space air cooler that was portable, discreet, cheap to run, and quickly cooled down your personal zone to combat hot flushes. Well, they have, and I've found it!
If you are suffering from menopause symptoms such as hot flushes, heavy or irregular periods, or mood swings, you are probably open to doing whatever you can to ease the symptoms and get on with life. Could it really be as easy as sipping on some tea?
If you are feeling the effects of any of the menopause symptoms to the point where they are interfering with your ‘normal’ life or causing upset and anxiety; hot flushes, mood swings, weight gain, sleeping problems/night sweats, joint pain, loss of sex drive… then you will want to take a [...]
The years can sneak up on you. One minute you’re 30 something, the next minute you’re noticing some odd things happening with your body and wondering if this is ‘the change’! It’s meant to be a transition from one phase of womanhood to another. There’s an assumed expectation that certain events [...]
I had my first ever session of facial reflexology today and I really enjoyed the calming yet invigorating sensation of it. It’s pampering but less frivolous, more holistic health. Hands and fingers are used to stimulate the facial muscles and nerve endings, opening up the energy channels [...]
Anne Digby is a women’s health specialist and Naturopath. She is also Founder and Chairperson of Journey Nepal Australia, an organisation that is assisting women in Nepal with fertility and birthing centres, and opened its first Women’s Educational Centre and refuge in November 2014 in [...]
About half of all women (and a third of men) over 60 years of age will have a diagnosed osteoporotic fracture during their lifetime. Calcium is more effectively absorbed in the presence of oestrogen, so it’s more important after menopause to have adequate dietary calcium.
Did you know that ‘Menopause’ is a relatively new concept and the word was only coined in the latter half of the 19th Century? This is because, in past centuries, women were much less likely to live beyond the age of menopause.