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  • Somebody added a menopause video to the live better with Facebook page. Get partners to have a look at it as it's perfect and easy to understand. It gives a simple breakdown on what happens to our bodies. I will find it and attach it to this thread x
    in Relationships Comment by Julie20 8:53AM
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6849#Comment_6849 Hey @Blanka_C great to hear. May be you could post some of the recipes on here 🥰. I've given up trying. I lose a few lb then put it back on again x
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6774#Comment_6774 It does sound like restless legs. Magnesium has really helped me. I also shuffle my bum up against the wall and put my legs up the wall for 10 minutes when they are …
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/990/age-of-ending-periods Hi @Cuddles65 unfortunately there is no set age. Some people go through it very early and others can still be having periods in to their 60s. Are your periods heavy…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6688#Comment_6688 It's really hard for men and I do think that a lot of us forgot that they don't understand what we are going through because all the symptoms are internal. If we had…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/980/leg-cramps Hi @MonicaM is it cramps or restless legs you have? Cramps usually happen when your muscles become cold too quickly. Exercise and a hot bath with Epsom salts can sometimes help…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/954/back-ache-spotting-and-uti Hi @Rose Im sorry you are having to deal with this. UTI's can be very painful. Are you given a weeks course of antibiotics or a long course. It's been proven th…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6719#Comment_6719 Yesterday I had a horrendous day. It's been so busy at work and very stressful so I sat and ate.. 2 doughnuts. 2 slices of cake and 3 bars of chocolate..and I have t…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/977/relationships Hi @MonicaM Im in a new relationship with a friend I've known 40 years. So far it's all going really well. But then we are still in the honeymoon stage :) I do think that a…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6601#Comment_6601 Hi @Roobee45 Im so glad you had an understanding GP. They are rare. For restless legs I find magnesium really helps. Also put a bar of soap under your sheet. Sounds …
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6629#Comment_6629 Hi @kas0401 welcome to this amazing group of like minded ladies. I love your outlook and look forward to hearing about your journey through the dreaded Menopause x
  • Hi @Jane20 that's why we are here. Feel free anytime for help advice or just a friendly chat x
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/967/feeling-blue Hi @Jane20 what you are feeling is unfortunately normal for menopause. I thought I was going mad when I constantly felt light headed and dizzy, but it went as quick as it ca…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/957/stomach-issues Hi @Rach a lot of ladies do suffer with stomach problems with menopause. And a lot do talk about severe wind and heartburn. Probiotics can help this so it may be worth try…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6476#Comment_6476 Good morning @Slecky you are very inspirational and I believe that you are right. Sugar causes more problems than we like to admit. It's very addictive. Keep doing w…
    in Pain bones Comment by Julie20 January 30
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/953/perimenopause Hi @Munkeybites Welcome to this amazing group. I love your description of menopause :) the unfortunate thing with blood tests is that they are not always accurate and may s…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/959/pains Hi @Gerald1966 firstly well done on finally seeing the end of the tunnel. What she were you when menopause started ? As for the pain it may be worth speaking to your GP. Are the p…
    in Pains Comment by Julie20 January 27
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/960/feel-like-a-teenager-again-but-not-in-a-good-way Hi @Roobee45 I'm so sorry you are going through this. Menopause isn't easy is it. Firstly if you are over 45 the GP shouldn't have done a…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6399#Comment_6399 Hi @Slecky that's really interesting to hear and I'm so pleased it's worked well for you. How did you go cold turkey on cutting out sugar? I've tried it so many ti…
    in Pain bones Comment by Julie20 January 27
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/949/bladder-leaking Hi @slagrave sorry to hear you have had to deal with so much. Incontinence is a huge problem for a lot of us ladies. On Sunday I took my 3 grandsons to the forest. It was…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6316#Comment_6316 Hi @Jane20 unfortunately it can take up to 6 weeks to kick in and really notice the difference. You will start to notice little changes but on the whole there is no…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6272#Comment_6272 Hi @Jane20 You are more than welcome. That's what we are here for. X
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6260#Comment_6260 Hi @Jane20 . There are so many symptoms with menopause Nd a lot are unique to each lady but light headedness and feeling dizzy is very common, I can feel like it for…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6136#Comment_6136 Hi @MrsVukovic69 Unfortunately the only thing you can really do is try to sustain from eating it all. Don't go cold turkey as you will crave it even more, just try s…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6229#Comment_6229 Good luck Jane. Fingers crossed you will start to feel better soon x
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/928/low-moods-anxiety-and-crying Hi @Jane20 are you using any type of HRT? If it is something you would consider that would help with the symptoms you are getting. I have found that magnesiu…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/comment/6134#Comment_6134 Hi @Sarahmb . Welcome aboard the weight loss train. Apparently Bovril do a veggie version, I will have a look out for it when I go to the supermarket today and let y…
  • I've read today that when dieting we tend to get headaches because the body is losing electrolytes and the best thing you can do is to drink Bovril, it's low in calories. It is full of everything your body is lacking and it fills you up for a while.…
  • https://community.livebetterwith.com/menopause/discussion/917/foods-to-help-with-my-sugar-cravings Hi @Louisem20 I buy my favourite chocolate (Mars and snickers) and cut them in to slices. Put them in a little bag and freeze. When I have a chocolat…
  • Just weighed myself and have lost 2kg since Christmas so I'm pleased with that. We are all weighing ourselves once a week at work so we the support of each other :) Cutting sugar is the best way to lose weight but it's so so hard as sugar is addict…