How to stop menopausal anxiety at work
When the brain’s hormone centre (the hypothalamus) sees lower oestrogen levels in menopause, particularly receptors on the amygdala (the brain’s fear and panic centre), it seems to panic, decreasing production of the feel good hormones serotonin and dopamine and ramping up noradrenaline. The end result is anxiety. It can be really debilitating – so what […]
Meet Suzanne – who now has the rest of her life to look forward to
We’ve worked together on greatly improving her energy levels, reducing her mood swings and her brain fog. When I first met Suzanne, she felt like a broken person. She was finding it hard to see to the end of the day. She was struggling with extreme mood swings, zero energy and brain fog that left […]
5 tips to help improve your memory and clear your brain fog whilst you’re working
Here are 5 tips to help improve your memory and clear your brain fog whilst you’re working. 1. Eat foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids 3 times per week. Omega-3s help build brain and nerve cells which will help improve your memory. Switch your tuna sandwich for a fresh salmon salad. 2. Water your brain […]
Are you making these 3 mistakes in trying to lose weight in menopause?
The 3 most common mistakes I see in women trying to lose weight in menopause are: 1. Cutting calories to achieve a calorie deficit. When you eat less your body adjusts and does less [aka you won’t lose weight]. Reducing calories is NOT sustainable and does NOT take into account your age, sex, weight ow […]