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Clever Ways To Sail Through Your Perimenopause

Clever Ways To Sail Through Your Perimenopause

Hormones can be pesky at the best of times, and they can send you even more out of kilter during your late thirties and forties, as you approach menopause; and this time is known as the perimenopause. Mood and energy levels can be the first areas to be affected. They can slowly creep up on you or strike as a bolt out of the blue. So it’s often difficult to make the connection between mood changes, sleep disturbance and weight gain with hormone deviations, especially when the menstrual cycle has remained much the same.

We’ll be seeing much less of Boris soon

We’ll be seeing much less of Boris soon

Boris Johnson has taken the hint that he needs to lose quite a bit of weight. The evidence shows that one of the biggest risk factors for suffering badly from Coronavirus is being overweight or obese. And weighing in at 17 stone 7, and measuring 5ft 9″,...

Are You A New Mama During Lockdown?

It’s tough enough becoming a new mum – add in the extra layer of being isolated from the usual support network of parents and friends – and this can make things even more lonely and overwhelming. The silver lining is that you are probably getting more help from...
Vitamin D Update

Vitamin D Update

Now we are in May most people would normally be thinking about stopping their Vitamin D supplements as per NHS guidelines. However, there is mounting evidence that during the Coronavirus lockdown – when we are indoors more than usual, and the good sunny weather...
How To Cope With The Stress Of Home Schooling

How To Cope With The Stress Of Home Schooling

When you add home schooling to all the other pressures at home, this has been a huge challenge for several families that I have spoken to. Juggling childcare and working during lockdown was already straining them; and adding home schooling into the mix has tipped some...