Just when you feel life should be getting a little easier – you have reached an age when you are more comfortable in your own skin, the kids are a bit more independent, your career maybe more established… and then your health can appear to take a nose dive. Your energy, brain power and mood changes can all become erratic, added to which you may be experiencing…
Discomfort during sexual intercourse
Dry, ageing skin
Shortness of breath
The average age for cessation of periods is 51, but the symptoms can begin many years before and for some, can last for many years afterwards. Yet it is a completely natural phase of life, and in some parts of the world, women breeze through the process with seemingly few symptoms - only 14% of Asians experience symptoms, whereas 80% of Westerners do. Undoubtedly, Western diet and lifesty...