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Food is Medicine

How does the food you eat affect your gut?

Trillions of bacteria and fungi live inside us, and together they form the gut microbiome, which is the ecosystem that performs variety of functions in body. The gut has many roles: it breaks down food body can’t digest, produces important nutrients, regulates the immune system, and protects against harmful germs. We don’t know exactly what […]


August 22, 2022


Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

What is HRT? HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) is a therapy that women who are going through peri-menopause, menopause and post-menopause can take to replace the hormones, namely oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone, that are being lost durng this natural stage of every woman’s life. It is can also be given to women who have forced menopause […]


22 August


Menopause and the Workplace

Women and equalities committeeFirst Report of Session 2022–23 This report is what we have all been waiting for; recognition for menopausal women within the workplace, and the unfairness that we have faced. The report states as follows: “A 2019 survey conducted by the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) found that three in five menopausal […]


28 July


Can stress be making my menopause symptoms worse?

What is stress? Stress is a natural reaction to a challenge or a demand and can be an important factor in enabling our body to respond and react appropriately to triggers. As an example, if we see or sense something that could hurt or harm us, we will run away or move away from that […]


6 April

My thoughts on...

Do we need salt?

DO we need salt? The body contains many salts at a concentration of 0.4% of the body’s weight; so a person weighing 50kg will have 200g approximately. It is essential for bodily function at a cellular level. It is needed for the absorption of nutrients, digestion and transmission of nerve impulses. A healthy body is […]


23 December

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