Male Menopause: What exactly is the andropause?

Menopause is not exclusive to women, men experience ‘male menopause’ symptoms too! The word ‘andropause’, derived from Greek, meaning ‘when masculinity ceases’, is used to describe the male condition sharing some of the same symptoms as women’s menopause, without ending fertility.

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Menopause and Diabetes: Is there a connection?

Hormonal changes experienced through menopause have a strong impact on the development of diabetes and may play a significant factor in the increase of type 2 diabetes. More people than ever are at risk of type 2 diabetes. We look at whether there is a connection with menopausal hormone changes and diabetes?

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Let’s Talk About Sex! Menopause and sustaining a healthy sexual relationship

Our week long #positivepause campaign in the lead up to World Menopause Day 2018, has focused each day on the various aspects of menopause that we’ve covered on our website. For those of you who’ve been following us, you’ll know we love to associate a song to our articles, and in the words of Sade, today we’re talking about sex, and the ‘Sweetest Taboo’!

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Me & My Menopausal Vagina: Jane Lewis' book urges women to be proactive about vaginal atrophy

“This courageous book is something that everyone should read, both women and men, young and old. Jane writes that all women should not be afraid or embarrassed to know their bodies better and that they should demand to be heard when they go to their doctors for help.” Not written by Hot Flush but by one of our husbands! Read his review and author, Jane Lewis’s response when we asked her to dig deep and find a positive message for our #positivepause campaign.

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Premature Menopause and Daisy Network

Who do you turn to when you’ve been told at a young age that you’ve had a ‘premature menopause’? Hot Flush asked the question and got the answer from the charity that works on the front line.

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#MyPositivePause - Competition Rules and Prizes

Competition time! How do you take your #PositivePause? Share a selfie on our Facebook page or Twitter feed with the hashtag #MyPositivePause for your chance to win a @kegel8 Ultra20 pelvic toner, plus other fabulous prizes from WhiteHartClinic, WellWellWellUK, BetterYou, Become, 51Apparel & more! See our site for full T&Cs and prizes! Good Luck!

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Premature Ovarian Failure: Annabel shares her experience of going through menopause aged 15

Annabel was diagnosed with Premature Ovarian Failure aged just 15. It’s hard to be positive about life when at such a young age you feel your body has let you down. She share’s her journey with us in the positive thought that she can help other young women make sense of it all.

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Surgical menopause: dealing with a total abdominal hysterectomy at an early age

Sophie Claus, had a total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy aged 32. Having struggled with PMDD and endometriosis since the age of 13, she was hopeful that the surgery would be the start of a happier, pain-free life! Read the rollercoaster impact it’s had so far.

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October 13th - Hot Flush Women's Health Event

If you’re bemused and confused about what’s happening to your body (and mind) mid-life, here’s your chance to ask questions about women’s health. Gynaecologist,Dr Karen Morton, and Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Christien Bird, will be sharing their expert knowledge in friendly, informal surroundings. Join Hot Flush at our women’s Health Event at Bell House, Dulwich.

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