Thirty years of feeling the benefits with HRT, don’t take it from me now!

Thirty years of feeling the benefits with HRT, don’t take it from me now!

In this patient stories article, we hear from Lindsay who is 77 and has been taking HRT since 1989.

Irritable bowel, bloating and digestive health with The Gut Experts

Irritable bowel, bloating and digestive health with The Gut Experts

In this episode of the podcast, the experts discuss why more women are troubled by gut related symptoms compared to men, how gut and bowel problems have a very real impact on women’s lives, and why eating the right type, amount and variety of foods is so important for your gut health and overall wellbeing.

Speaking out about menopause in my community and at work

Speaking out about menopause in my community and at work

This is a patient story about Meera who started to develop symptoms of menopause at the age of 40 and didn’t know where to turn for advice. She’s since implemented free menopause training to support women in the workplace and is committed to opening up the conversation about menopause in South Asian communities.

Unpicking UTIs and the role of hormones with Dr Rajvinder Khasriya

151Unpicking UTIs and the role of hormones with Dr Rajvinder Khasriya

In this episode of the Louise Newson Podcast, Dr Rajvinder Khasriya explains how common and debilitating UTIs can be for women in the peri/menopause.

Long COVID, Diet and Hormones Booklet

Long COVID, Diet and Hormones Booklet

The purpose of this booklet is to explain poor gut health and the microbiome, and outline what can be done to improve your gut health through practical advice, including a dietary strategy for patients with histamine intolerance.

The effects of trauma, gender bias and the peri/menopause with Dr Jan Smith

150The effects of trauma, gender bias and the peri/menopause with Dr Jan Smith

In this episode, Dr Jan describes to Dr Louise Newson how women can feel after a difficult birth or medical experience, and how trauma related emotions can resurface many years later at peri/menopause when psychological and genitourinary changes occur, often affecting relationships and intimacy.

Iron Factsheet

Iron Factsheet

Find out in this factsheet how what iron is and why do we need it? Why iron is important for women, how much iron we should have every day and food sources of iron.

What I have learnt since falling in love with menopause care with Dr Abbie Laing

149What I have learnt since falling in love with menopause care with Dr Abbie Laing

In this episode, Dr Louise Newson speaks to Dr Abbie Laing about why she now specialises in menopause care and what she has learnt through her research and writing on the subject.

Dr Nighat Arif on Ramadan and HRT [video]

Dr Nighat Arif on Ramadan and HRT [video]

In this video you can learn from Dr Arif how you can continue to take your HRT whilst fasting.

My Story: Hormone changes triggered my OCD and depression

My Story: Hormone changes triggered my OCD and depression

In this article, we hear from Anna - who has a history of OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) and bouts of depression. Her mental health had been stable for 12 years then, at the age of 45, she fell into a deep depression that left her suicidal – and it didn’t begin to lift until she started HRT.

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the menopause Factsheet

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the menopause Factsheet

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects the way the ovaries work. Around 1 in 10 women are thought to have PCOS, which makes it the most common female hormone condition in the UK.

Plant-based living with Happy Pear’s Dave and Steve Flynn

148Plant-based living with Happy Pear’s Dave and Steve Flynn

Dr Louise Newson chats with Dave and Steve about how eating plant-based and whole foods transformed their own lives and those in their community's.

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