Category Archives: Menopause

Blog posts and articles from Chantry Health about HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) and the menopause.

PMS Hormonal Imbalance

Insights into PMS Hormonal Imbalance

Many women experience the monthly challenge of PMS (Pre-Menstrual Syndrome). Their symptoms vary and for some they can be severe. In this post I explore how to gain insights and support for PMS hormonal imbalance. What is PMS? Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) affects a great many women and if you are reading this, the chances are Read More

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Alternatives to HRT: Homeopathy

Many of the women I see are drawn both logically and instinctively to a more natural approach to menopause. In this post I suggest that given all we know about the side effects and dangers of HRT, there are alternatives like homeopathy that you can explore. Alternatives to HRT – Why Consider Homeopathy? HRT is Read More

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Journey Through the Menopause

Many women are familiar with the physical symptoms and challenges of menopause, but what of the emotional and personal journey that women undertake at this time. I offer a framework which aims to provide insight and support at this time as women undertake their very own journey through the menopause. What is so special about Read More

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Natural Remedies For Menopause

Suffering from menopause symptoms and looking at the different choices offered? HRT can have potential health risks, so you might want to consider other options. This post aims to give you some background information on why choosing natural remedies for menopause could be one of the best health decisions you make. Why Consider Natural Remedies for Menopause? 1. Read More

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Hysterectomy Questions To Ask

Around 55,000 hysterectomies are performed in the UK every year [1]. Whilst it is sometimes a life-saving procedure, as for cancer or post-partum haemorrhage for example, the vast majority are not. It may be performed because of heavy and painful periods, fibroids and the symptoms they bring, endometriosis or uterine prolapse. There may be times Read More

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HRT – the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

The apparent choice women are so often are presented with at menopause – HRT or suffer. Whether through a surgical or pharmaceutical intervention, or the march of mother time, this is a life stage that presents many challenges for women. It may be the intensity of the symptoms: hot flushes and night sweats, hormonally induced Read More