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Women are 51% of the population
All women will go through the Menopause
Menopause is a  natural part of the ageing process

 

Perimenopausal symptoms usually start between the ages of 40 and 50.  Transition through menopause on average takes 4 years, but can take 12 years and symptoms can continue months or years after your last period.

1 in 100 people will go through early menopause, before the age of 40.

Menopause is caused by changes in the balance of your sex hormones, when your ovaries stop producing as much oestrogen, resulting in eggs no longer being released.  This can be part of the natural age
ing process or induced through medical procedures.

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Around 80% of women will have symptoms - you are not alone!

 

Symptoms can include:
- hot flushes
- night sweats
- vaginal dryness
- difficulty sleeping
- low mood
- anxiety
- reduced libido (sex drive)
- memory problems
- palpitations (heart beating strongly or quickly)
- feel
ings of nervousness
- tiredness or
lack of energy
- crying spells
- irritability
- feeling dizzy or faint
- pressure or tightness in the head
- tinnitus (ringing or buzzing in the ear)

- headaches
- muscle & joint pains
- pins and needles
- breathing difficulties
- urinary symptoms

Reflexology has been evidenced to aid sleep disorders & decrease vasomotor problems (hot flushes), and reduce depression and anxiety all leading to an improvement in quality of life.  Reflexology provides a place of peace for you during a treatment whilst calming the mind and body with a hands-on approach to working reflexes to support the changing cycle of hormones.

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