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title pic THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE?

Posted by kathryn on June 13, 2012

After experiencing years of debilitating menopausaul symptoms, Kathryn Colas offers a new solution to this age old problem. Menopause has been described as a passing phase, a natural symptom of ageing and, not least, biological sabotage, lasting from 5 – 8 years.  At no other time do women experience such physiological and psychological changes.  Some […]

title pic #16: Testosterone puts your lights back on!

Posted by kathryn on April 18, 2012

Testosterone for libido, oestrogen for depression – when the imbalance of hormones with monthly PMT and later on menopause are the cause depression, why are women referred to psychiatrists and prescribed mind-numbing anti-psychotic drugs? You may well ask! Prof. John Studd, specialist  obstetrician and gynaecologist tells us here, in the first of three interviews, about […]

title pic Are you part of the sandwich generation?

Posted by kathryn on November 21, 2011

There is so much more help available now. http://bit.ly/v9uYIU  I didn’t get a chance to care for my mother, she had a heart attack and died. My father has always been my bete noir-always so grumpy and demanding and made decisions where I had to drop everything to deal with it (selling his flat for […]

title pic Victorian therapy cures depression

Posted by kathryn on September 21, 2011

News about successful shock treatment http://bit.ly/qdqpas

title pic Depression affects more women

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Refreshing to see high profile people ‘coming out’ about depression http://bit.ly/o2w6Rh  

title pic I’ve been mentally ill for most of my life-Ruby Wax

Posted by kathryn on January 31, 2011

She tells it like it is, unafraid of controversy.  I identified so much with this  http://bit.ly/hRD7P1. Like Ruby, I’m always getting on my soapbox and telling it all about depression (particularly in perimenopause and menopause) because I’ve lived through it myself and came through this metamorphosis stronger, healthier and, most of all, understanding why it […]

title pic Glorious Forest Good to be alive!

Posted by kathryn on November 16, 2010

There’s nothing to beat it. Frosty hillsides, mist moving and rising, sun shining. And it’s FREE! 

title pic #9: Breast Cancer-The Pill-menopause

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A no-holds barred open discussion on breast cancer, the pill and menopause. Check out this online radio http://www.redshiftradio.co.uk, the Scarlet Ladies slot – a bit like Loose Women only it’s audio!

title pic Taboo of menopause leave women suffering

Posted by kathryn on November 1, 2010

Let’s get this into the open & discuss – my soapbox is ready! http://bit.ly/dyukHl #menopause @bbcwomanshour @redshiftradiouk

title pic Sexual Dysfunction in Women – A guide for men

Posted by kathryn on October 28, 2010

Although I do have a Men’s Page on my website, menopause is such a diverse subject, I’m often asked to write more. It’s time for men to join the discussion.