Health and Wellbeing

“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. 

Welcome to the parent grief club 

When Kerensa Jennings’ beloved mum died, she became a member of a club she never knew existed or wanted to join, and was left wondering why more people don’t talk about the special searing grief of losing a parent.

Get the menopause care you need

Because we know how difficult it can be to manage your menopause symptoms and get the right treatment for them, Noon has partnered with menopause relief app Stella and is offering a special discount for their personalised care and support services.

I hadn’t planned for the balls to fall to the ground in such dramatic fashion

Life didn’t work out quite the way Caro Giles expected. Here she explains how she found her way to a powerful reimagining of a life far removed from the one she thought she’d have.

Looking back I see a woman, driven by hormones, burning her life down

Actor Juliet Cowan found going through the menopause bruising and bewildering, but she emerged feeling more powerful and having “grown into myself”. 

Tensions in my body that have been there for years are released in a flush of emotions, tears, laughter and relief

Beatrice Aidin experiences a unique weekend retreat trying out the Human Method technique developed by Nahid de Belgeonne, aka the nervous system whisperer. 

Why I resigned from emergency nursing after 22 years

Lizzie Carter had wanted to be nurse from the age of 4. Leaving the job and the hospital she loved, but that left her emotionally and physically spent, finally felt like the only choice she could make.

Queenagers - a new way of looking at midlife!

Why is it that men in our society are seen to get better with age, like fine wine – while women are seen more like peaches; one wrinkle and we’re done? Noon has paired up with Vision Express and Jo Whiley to challenge this stereotype, and to change the way that the world sees older women.

There’s life in us Queenagers yet – and it's made so much easier by wearing the right glasses!

Eleanor Mills is revelling in seeing the world through a new lens. Literally.

Incontinence: One of the Last Taboos for Queenagers?

Women in their forties and fifties speak about the embarrassment they feel towards their incontinence. Conversations need to be had to provide women with accurate and helpful information.

The Queenager : Eleanor's Letter (August 28th 2022)

Psychedelics, holidays and changing YOUR mind!

The Queenager: Eleanor's Letter (July 31st 2022)

Should menopause, like pregnancy, be a protected characteristic at work? And why we need to change the story about the lives of older women.