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Nutrition Made Easy For Busy People

Food & Fashion to Fight Hot Flushes

Season 1 • Episode 10
Eileen Willett & Nancy Zeffman of Cucumber Clothing

Hot flushes can be a real nightmare for some women during the menopause. They’re disruptive, embarrassing and uncomfortable, especially at work, in a social situation or at night. So what can we do about it? There are lots of ways that diet and lifestyle can pro-actively address hot flushes, and there are also some fabulous clothes out there that can help you keep your cool when you’re temperature is soaring. In this episode I take a look at some practical food and fashion solutions which will make a real difference to the way that you look and feel.

Tune in for The Happy Menopause Top Ten countdown of diet and lifestyle tips to relieve your hot flushes and discover a fabulous fashion collection designed to keep you cool, no matter how bad your night sweats. Meet Nancy Zeffman and Eileen Willett, two inspiring women who set out to change the face of fashion for menopausal women when they founded their brand Cucumber Clothing just two years ago. Using clever tech fibres and drawing on Eileen’s fashion background, they’ve produced some truly gorgeous clothes. Their mission is to keep you looking and feeling cool, so that you’re happy and confident during the day and much more comfortable at night. Any woman who struggles with hot flushes and night sweats will definitely want to hear what they’ve got to say.

Forget everything you thought you knew about natural fibres being the best and discover a whole new world of femtech clothing which are specially designed to make you look and feel good throughout the menopause. And it’s not just about looking good! Cucumber Clothing has a strong sustainable ethos at every level, from the sourcing through to the packaging and labelling. It’s a truly impressive story of what two determined women can achieve!

Show Notes

You can can find out more about Nancy and Eileen’s brilliant work and the gorgeous clothes they produce by visiting Cucumber Clothing.

Keep up to date with their latest collections by following them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Don’t forget to treat yourself to a little something this Christmas by using the special discount code for The Happy Menopause podcast listeners. Enter the promotional code Well15 at the checkout for a one-off 15% discount on any order up to 31st December 2019. They’re also offering an extended returns period over the holiday season, so you have up to the end of January 2020, if you need to exchange or return your product.

Other Useful Links & Resources

Check out the Clarity mindfulness app for calming techniques that help reduce hot flushes
Treat yourself to a mini-fan you can plug into your phone, for an instant cool down, any time, any place, anywhere
Find out more about how maca powder can relieve hot flushes
Listen to herbalist Ed Joy’s podcast episode about how herbs can help
Read my How to Balance Your Hormones blog, to help you tackle your hot flushes

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