If you find yourself at the top of the stairs wondering what you’ve gone up them for or you’re struggling to introduce friends you’ve known for years at a party, don’t worry! You don’t need to call Hercule Poirot to crack the case of the missing ‘little grey cells’. It’s simply the menopause doing what the menopause does best: creating havoc. 🤯
But if knowledge is power, one woman is determined to ensure you’re armed with the information you need to make the translation from pre to peri to postmenopause as smooth as possible.
Yep, menopause specialist Eileen Munson is here to give you the medical perspective on how you can look after yourself through menopause with top tips and advice you’ll want to follow. 👀
Here’s why you need to tune in
Discover why menopause is actually just one day and why you need to track your periods to work out when you can fire the ‘no more periods’ party poppers. Hear about the different types of HRT as well as products you could be using to help manage the vaginal changes experienced during midlife. Plus, you’ll be given a list of health markers you’ll want your GP to test in your Well Woman Check.
Here’s what to listen out for:
[06:39] Why you should record the date of your periods.
[08:02] Contraception is important in perimenopause.
[15:52] How do you know what’s going on if you don’t have periods?
[20:10] What are the different types of HRT?
[27:22] An important note about body identical HRT.
[33:57] Look after your vagina.
[43:43] Ask for a Well Woman Check.
Don’t forget to head to the Menopause Lounge Wales to join Eileen’s private Facebook Group and download the documents you need to chart your signs and symptoms. Go to your GP armed with the information you need to get the treatment you want.
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Useful links and resources mentioned in this episode:
Melinda Gates – The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World
Jane Lewis – Me and My Menopausal Vagina
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