We know that this massive transition is something that many of you on Noon are going through and that our culture is often distinctly lacking in trustworthy information. Noon has the stories and answers you need.

Don’t use the M word

The UK government has rejected five recommendations on how to better protect the workplace rights of women experiencing menopause, arguing that agreeing to them could discriminate against men. Kate Monro shares her menopause story and why she believes supporting women going through menopause in the workplace is so urgently needed.

“I learnt to listen to what my body was trying to tell me”

“People don’t realise how much of what happens with your hormones affects your mouth and your teeth.”

It turns out the menopause can play havoc with your teeth on top of everything else. Oh joy. But help is at hand, in the shape of Dr Uchenna Okoye, who is making it her mission to change the way we manage caring for our teeth. As Chrissy Iley discovered. 

The Feel Good Menopause Series

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The Feelgood Menopause 1: An introduction to what you need to know

Menopause is not well understood or managed for many women. Do you know the basic facts about when it occurs, symptoms and whether you’ll get fat.

The Feelgood Menopause 2: Truths about HRT & menopause pharmaceuticals 

Wondering about HRT, how to ask for it and the risks? Get answers with Noon.

Feelgood Menopause 3: What type of HRT do you need?

There are a range of HRT treatments available, delivered in different ways. Find out which one is best for you.

The Feelgood Menopause 4: Psychological fallout from menopause

It’s not just physical symptoms. Menopause can bring about psychological symptoms that have long reaching effects.

The Feelgood Menopause 5: The truth about menopause supplements

Can vitamins, minerals and herbal remedies and supplements ease symptoms of perimenopause and menopause?

The Feelgood Menopause 6: What to eat pre and post menopause

Learn how to embrace the changes to your body before, during and after menopause and eat to feel and look better.

Menopause Journal: Christina Ioannidis

Transformation coach, author and influencer Christina Ioannidis has written a searingly honest account of her own descent into menopause, which was made even tricker by the claustrophobic effect of lockdown and the illness of her mother. A capable, super-confident women, her mental and physical health went haywire as she went into perimenopause. Despite seeking help, she found the right solutions hard to come by.

Read Part 1 of Christina’s story

Read Part 2 of Christina’s story: ‘I suddenly get an answer’

Menopause Journal: Samara Streeten

Samara Streeten experienced long Covid and menopause symptoms at the same time and has concerns about HRT. But she would like menopause to be a positive change, leading to a more spiritual, peaceful life.

Read Samara’s story: Menopause as a new season


Noon talks about Menopause

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We know that this massive transition is something that many of you on Noon are going through and that our culture is often distinctly lacking in trustworthy information. Noon has the stories and answers you need. GET THE MENOPAUSE CARE YOU NEED Click to read

Join our Noon Digital Events

We hosted a series of Noon digital events throughout the year. Here we will discuss menopause and all its facets with a selection of Noon and experts.

July 15: We begin with a discussion about what help is out there, what supplements can do to aid you on the journey and to explore Christina Ioannides’s story. Watch it here.

Aug 16 at 18:00 BST: Join Noon Founder Eleanor Mills and sleep expert Dr Michael Grandner, certified in Behavioural Sleep Medicine. Dr Grandner, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine at the University of Arizona, has dedicated his career to researching sleep behaviours and patterns. Watch it here.

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How to improve the way we age

Small regular habits can make a big difference in how we age…and feel. The Age Well Project tells us how.

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What I learned about hair, makeup and myself by going grey

For years Kate Spicer coloured her hair. When she stopped, she suddenly learned there were some secrets to going grey.

Why I love post-menopause life

Is menopause as bad as they tell us? For Antonella Gambotto-Burke the answer was no…

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Understanding women’s midlife weight gain

Should we worry about gaining weight around our middles in midlife? Can we do anything about it? Dr Nighat has answers

Sex in midlife: What’s affecting my libido?

Discover the things that can impact your sex drive as you get older.

My menopause: not a journey but a full-on car crash

GPs only receive basic menopause training, so Kate Muir’s doctors seemed to be in the dark

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