Mental health – Anxiety and depression in menopause

Lowering levels of oestrogen and progesterone in menopause have a direct impact on our brain neurotransmitters which can bring on psychological symptoms. The following information will help you support your brain health. Protein Tryptophan is the precursor to serotonin our ‘feel good’ neurotransmitter.Women dealing with anxiety may benefit from including rich sources of tryptophan, such…

Pause

Pause. Be still Just for a minute Find some space Just for a moment stop resisting, fighting, yearning for what was… The ‘change’, the menopause transition, the terrifying steps towards your ‘autumn years’ cannot be slowed down or stopped. Yes you can fight it! And you do.. As your body sends you messages that you…

My second Menopause

I know, I know….one menopause is enough right? The last six months have been a massive struggle for me. It felt like my world came crashing down. Depression Anxiety Zero energy Apathetic Sluggish and lethargic On some days it was a struggle to get out of bed. I’d given up…..I quit! Life seemed bleak. I…