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While some women cruise through the hormonal changes of menopause, the majority experience one or more of the most reported symptoms:
  • Heat flushes
  • Night sweats
  • Mood disturbances/mood swings
  • Impacts on memory
  • Sleep problems
  • Changes in sex drive/libido
  • Urinary incontinence and prolapse

“What is P.O.P.” you ask?

Pelvic Organ Prolapse. But what does it mean? Loss of support for the uterus, bladder or bowel so that one or more of these compartments can find themselves in the vagina. This can have an enormous impact on a woman’s health, affecting bowel, bladder and even sexual function.

Ask yourself these 3 questions: 1. Do you strain to empty your bowel & feel like you haven’t completely emptied? 2. Do you have bowel movements less than three times a week? 3. Do you have to rush to the toilet or experience soiling of your underwear? If you...

Do your breasts feel hard, painful and warm to touch? Do you have a tender, red lump? Are you feeling feverish and unwell? Engorgement, blocked ducts and mastitis are painful and make breastfeeding difficult and uncomfortable. This is very distressing and can affect your ability to...