Category Archives: Menopause

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

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Chantry Health now in Wales!

Last year I decided it was the perfect time to relocate Chantry Health to Wales. West Wales in the Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion area. It’s a wonderful part of the world and another development for Chantry Health. Chantry Health has moved to West Wales Wales is Beautiful! If you’ve been here you will know that Wales Read More

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What is Lichen Sclerosus?

Lichen Sclerosus is a difficult and distressing condition that can affect menopausal women. Many have not heard of it until they get a diagnosis. They are left wondering what is Lichen Sclerosus and what can they do about it. Find out more about Lichen Sclerosus and taking a natural health approach. What is Lichen Sclerosus Read More

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Homeopathy for Insomnia

We all know how important good quality sleep is for our health and happiness. But what are your options if you struggle with sleep? Find out more about homeopathy for insomnia support. Can Homeopathy for Insomnia Help? What Causes Insomnia? Insomnia is incredibly common. It can be a long-term condition or a temporary issue. People Read More

Breast Cancer Risk for HRT: The Lancet Study

A recent and comprehensive study published in The Lancet found that there is an increased risk of breast cancer amongst HRT users. This is not new news as the link has long been known. But it showed the risk to be higher than had previously been stated. And that after stopping the risk persists for Read More

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Hysterectomy Questions To Ask

Around 55,000 hysterectomies are performed in the UK every year. To choose the best option for you there are some very important hysterectomy questions to ask. Important Hysterectomy Questions to Ask Why Do Women Have Hysterectomies? Sometimes a hysterectomy can be a life-saving procedure. As for cancer or post-partum haemorrhage for example. But in many Read More

Burning Mouth Syndrome at Menopause

Burning Mouth Syndrome at Menopause

Most women are familiar with the well-known symptoms of menopause. But what about some of the more unusual ones. Find out more about burning mouth syndrome at menopause and what you can do about it. Why Does Burning Mouth Syndrome Happen at Menopause? Burning Mouth Syndrome at Menopause This can happen at any time of Read More

 Perimenopause Advice

When perimenopause symptoms start it can be hard to know what is happening. And difficult to know what to do for the best. I was talking with Judith a patient of mine from East Sussex, who has gone through perimenopause. I thought her responses were really insightful. So I asked her if we could share Read More

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What is the Best Menopause Diet?

There are so many different diets to choose from. And if you are in your perimenopause, what is the best menopause diet to follow? Here I look at some important aspects that are sometimes missed when choosing the best menopause diet for you. Types of Menopause Diet 1) The Intermittent Fasting Menopause Diet There is Read More

Talking Menopause in Dublin

Taking Natural Approach at Menopause in Dublin Last year Anne contacted me from the Irish Society of Homeopaths to see if I would visit Dublin to give a seminar on menopause. I have been specialising in menopause for over 16 years. That combined with my tendency to gather information means I have a great deal Read More