If you can’t get hold of the drugs that are making you feel human again, or HRT patches aren’t proving effective for you, the good news is there ARE alternatives you can try.
Have you found your skin isn’t looking as radiant as you’d like? Icy winds and the mercury dipping below zero can play havoc with your complexion, resulting in dehydrated, rough, cracked, and itchy skin.
Did you know there are currently 13 million other women across the UK experiencing the same life change? In theory, you should never feel alone, but for so many, menopause remains taboo, too difficult, or embarrassing to talk about.
The ageing process slows collagen production and your body isn’t able to replace the collagen at the same rate it breaks down. From your mid-20s, you’ll start to lose about 1 per cent of your collagen each year. This accelerates as you get older.
In the UK we’re behind the curve of the US and Europe in taking responsibility for our own health, but when it comes to looking after yourself, you have to be your own advocate. As you enter your 40’s it’s well worth asking your GP for a general health check