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.

What to do if you can’t obtain your usual estrogen gel?

What to do if you can’t obtain your usual estrogen gel?

There are continuing to be some problems with the availability of estrogen gel in the UK but these are likely to be short term and not last for a long time. There are other preparations of estrogen available which may be worth trying while you wait for the supply problems to be resolved.

Changing minds about food and diets with Dr Robert Lustig

147Changing minds about food and diets with Dr Robert Lustig

In this episode, Dr Lustig talks to Dr Louise Newson about the influence of sugar, fats, and processed foods on our brains and health, changing minds of the public and health professionals and challenging the food industry.

Helping others feel less alone with POI with Ava Vanderstarren

146Helping others feel less alone with POI with Ava Vanderstarren

Raising awareness of endometriosis and surgical menopause with Vicki Shattock

145Raising awareness of endometriosis and surgical menopause with Vicki Shattock

Vicki shares some of the struggles younger women have when trying to get help for endometriosis and/or a surgical or early menopause.

Long COVID and female hormones Factsheet

Long COVID and female hormones Factsheet

Dr Louise Newson and Dr Sarah Glynne have co-authored on this factsheet which discusses the link between long COVID and the perimenopause and menopause.

ZOE’s co-founder, Jonathan Wolf, on the future of nutrition science

144ZOE’s co-founder, Jonathan Wolf, on the future of nutrition science

Dr Louise Newson is joined by Jonathon Wolf, CEO and co-founder of health technology company ZOE.

Suicide Awareness and the Menopause Live Q&A [video]

Suicide Awareness and the Menopause Live Q&A [video]

balance app founder, Dr Louise Newson, supported this live Q&A on Suicide Awareness and the Menopause with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), the region’s NHS mental health services provider. The public event discussed how the menopause affects mental health, including mood changes, depression and sometimes suicidal thoughts.

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