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Mood Swings

Mood swings are one of the most common symptoms experienced during the menopause.  Mood swings affect every woman differently and can be frustrating, particularly when they seem out of control and out of character. Fluctuating hormone levels can impact neurotransmitters in the brain. These neurotransmitters, like GABA and Serotonin, regulate feelings of calm and the pain-pleasure […]

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Joint Pain / Muscle Weakness

As we age joints generally become stiffer and prone to inflammation. Oestrogen is known for managing inflammation levels throughout the body. The age range for menopause is 45 – 55 years, so you don’t have to think too hard as to why many women put their aches and pains down to ageing. There are a […]

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Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is a completely normal event that every woman goes though. Fluctuating hormones can have varying effects on your body and the way you feel.  Peri-menopause is the term given for the duration leading up to the point where your periods stop altogether. When periods have stopped for 12 months consecutively, you are considered ‘post menopausal’. […]

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What is G.A.B.A. ?

You’ve heard of ABBA, right? But have you heard of GABA? ….No, its not a Swedish tribute band, it’s a neural transmitter found naturally in foods designed to keep your calm and relaxed. Mamma Mia! As we all know this past year has been very demanding in more ways than one. Stress levels are high, […]

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Magnificent Magnesium

Magnesium is one of the most abundant minerals in the body. It is essential for normal skeletal growth and is involved in a wide range of biochemical reactions. The benefits of magnesium has found to have effects on the nervous system, reducing symptoms of muscle spasms and twitches. The relaxation effects it has on muscles […]

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A Winter Warmer

Try this quick and easy recipe for an added health boost. The snow may have fallen and the days maybe cold, but here is a quick and easy recipe for you that’s foretold. Checkout my “winter warmer” soup recipe! It’s packed with antioxidants and great for vascular and heart health. This quick and easy recipe is sure to give you a […]

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Polyphenols

You’ve heard the saying  “…an apple day keeps the doctor away..” but in this case eating an apple, drinking certain beverages, chomping down on delicious whole grains and savouring some essential fats…really can help to keep your GP at bay…and how is this so? Polyphenols that’s how, read on to find out more! Did you know… Polyphenols are a group of naturally […]

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Manage your weight this autumn

Stay on track… Lockdown has been a strange time for everyone, the last 6 months has completely changed our way of thinking. The sense of normality is a distant memory as we all yearn for its return. New rules, new regulations has brought disruption and frustration to us all. We are all spending more time at home due to the restrictions, and as […]

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Wellbeing for Businesses

  Great wellbeing discussion at Cripps in Tunbridge Wells. The discussion was live streamed to their other branches in Kings Hill and Chelsea. Wellbeing is such a hot topic within businesses right now and businesses are looking to experts for guidance. My presentation covered a variety of topics from stress & the symptoms, sleep deprivation, […]

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