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MidLife Women Rock Cafes

Forums to compassionately empower women to positively and pro-actively manage menopausal transition. The Mid Life Women Rock café has been up and running monthly in Waterford since September 2019.We meet on the first Tuesday of each month at the coffee shop at Waterford Health Park, Waterford city, thanks to the support of the medical staff […]

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Women’s Health Task Force 2020.

Menopause awareness and management a priority for Women’s task force 2020! I was recently invited to attend the stakeholder’s forum of the Women’s Task force at the Department of Health. Credit has to be given to the Department and the Minister for Health Simon Harris for developing this innovative initiative in 2019, the first of […]

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Menopause as a journey.

The more I reflect on what has been occurring for me psychologically over the last two years of perimenopause, the more I consider it as a journey. As we enter perimenopause, I feel that we go on a journey and like all great journeys, we don’t know what’s ahead. We have to be respectful of […]

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The need to empower and change the cultural paradigm for midlife women

In recent years Neuroscientists and marine biologists are increasingly becoming aware of the benefits of the sea for our health and wellbeing. That feeling of peace and calmness that one feels from spending time at the beach is now being referred to as “blue space”. The combination of soothing smells and the sounds of water […]

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Diagnosis: How do I know if I am peri menopausal?

At puberty girls begin to have monthly periods. The reproductive hormones oestrogen and progesterone are produced to allow for ovulation (release of an egg) to occur each month. As women age ovulation and fertility levels drop. As women approach menopause the release of oestrogen and progesterone becomes irregular. It is these fluctuating hormone levels that […]

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Where is all this negativity coming from?

In researching midlife and menopause, I discovered that this time in women’s lives has appeared “unimportant” to researchers.Midlife women are seen as an invisible cohort in academia.That may have had resonance in the past however, todays midlife women are forging new paths in their lives at 50.  In an effort to discern where this negative […]

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