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Migraine and Hormones

Migraine is a common and distressing condition affecting 15% of the population (up to 25% of women) and is estimated to cause 100,000 people to miss school or work every day. Migraine is a disorder of the brain where the nerves become over-stimulated and cause a cascade of chemicals to be released. The symptoms vary, […]

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How to use oestrogen gel, patch and spray

Hormone replacement therapy involves replacing one, or more of the hormones oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone. Systemic oestrogen absorbed into the bloodstream is the most effective treatment for menopausal symptoms. Oestrogen can be taken as an oral tablet every day absorbed through the gut into the bloodstream, or it can be absorbed into the bloodstream through

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How to use Lenzetto Spray

Lenzetto is a HRT treatment that replaces the hormone oestrogen in women who are experiencing symptoms associated with oestrogen deficiency after the menopause. Lenzetto is a spray solution which contains a hormone called 17 B estradiol, which is a body identical oestrogen. When sprayed onto the skin , it passes through the skin into your bloodstream

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Restless legs Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome is common. It is estimated to affect 5-10% of adults, with 2-3% experiencing moderate to severe symptoms. It is twice as common in women than men, usually starting in the 30’s and 40’s. The key symptom is an overwhelming urge to move your legs during periods of rest or inactivity, especially at

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Movement and strength

Choices are important at midlife and there might be some simple small healthy changes you can make, to help support yourself through perimenopause and menopause more easily. Being active outside also gives you the wonderful effects of being with nature, and can help improve your mental health and the quality of your sleep. Increasing movement

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Breast pain

Breast pain is a common symptom which affects about two thirds of women, most commonly in the 30’s and 40’s and in perimenopause and premenopause, but rarely postmenopausal women can develop this. You might feel a dull aching pain, a heaviness, a tightness, a discomfort or a burning sensation in your breasts which can affect

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