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Menopause Yoga with Libby Stevenson

Season 4 • Episode 10
Libby Stevenson, Yoga Instructor & Wellbeing Practitioner

Can Yoga Help My Menopause Symptoms? The Happy Menopause Podcast

Libby Stevenson, Yoga Instructor & Wellbeing Practitioner

What do you think about yoga? Are you a regular devotee; is it something you do occasionally, or do you secretly think this is something for other people? If yoga's something you’ve discounted or let slide in your wellbeing journey so far, you might want to think again. Tune in Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 9
Amanda Thebe, Women's Health & Fitness Expert

Small Changes for Big Benefits How to Thrive During Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Amanda Thebe, Women's Health & Fitness Expert

It’s 2023 and New Year, New You, they say! But is there actually anything wrong with the old you? Probably not, but we’re often very self-critical! Rather than making a whole lot of radical resolutions that won’t last more than a week or two, in this episode I’m focusing on Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 8
Jess Baker, Chartered Psychologist & Author

The Super Helper Syndrome: A Survival Guide for Compassionate People – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Jess Baker, Chartered Psychologist & Author

Are you a caregiver? The shoulder for everyone else? The fixer in your family? The workplace workhorse? Is there no time for self-care? Women are hardwired to nurture, and it can be very difficult to know where to draw the line if we think that other people need us. Women are hardwired Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 7
Jackie Lynch, Nutritionist & Author

Good Mood Food to Beat the Menopause Blues – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Jackie Lynch, Nutritionist & Author

In this episode I’m focusing on good mood foods, because there is no doubt that what we eat can have a huge impact on our brain and cognitive function. Mood swings, anxiety and brain fog are incredibly common issues for women in their early 40s onwards, which can come as an Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 6
David Robson, Award-Winning Science Writer

The Expectation Effect: The Impact of Mindset on Your Health – The Happy Menopause Podcast

David Robson, Award-Winning Science Writer

Our mindset shapes every facet of our lives, and our expectations have a direct impact on every experience. Of course, we all know that looking on the bright side promotes positivity, but did you know that that our expectations can significantly influence our health, wellbeing, fitness and even our weight Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 5
Dr Sabina Brennan, Neuroscientist & Psychologist

How to Have a Younger Brain – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Dr Sabina Brennan, Neuroscientist & Psychologist

The theme of this year’s World Menopause Day is cognition, so I’ve invited the wonderful Dr Sabina Brenna back to chat to us, because there is no better woman to help us with the cognitive challenges of the menopause. She’s a chartered health psychologist, neuroscientist, host of the Super Brain podcast Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 4
Dr Catherine Pestano, Community Musician & Menopause Activist

How to Sing Your Way Through the Menopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Dr Catherine Pestano, Community Musician & Menopause Activist

In this episode, we’re exploring the power of song, because there’s something very joyous about singing and it’s something we can all do and that we can all enjoy, even if you prefer to do it in the privacy of your shower! There are multiple benefits to singing and it Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 3
Dr Emma Wedgeworth, Consultant Dermatologist

Caring For Your Skin Through Menopause & Beyond – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Dr Emma Wedgeworth, Consultant Dermatologist

Skincare is a hot topic for many women and never more so than in midlife when the hormonal fluctuations of the perimenopause bring about a sea change in the condition of our skin. Acne, dry skin and loss of elasticity are all very common problems, and we often find that Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 2
Andrew Thomas, CEO & Founder of Better You

Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin D – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Andrew Thomas, CEO & Founder of Better You

Vitamin D is a non-negotiable for our health and wellbeing at any age, but never more so than in mid and later life which is why I’ve decided to shine a light on it in this episode. I’ve invited Andrew Thomas, founder of one my favourite supplement companies Better You Read more

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Season 4 • Episode 1
Sam Palmer, Award-Winning Women's Health & Fitness Coach

The Art of Running for the Midlife Woman – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Sam Palmer, Award-Winning Women's Health & Fitness Coach

Can’t run, won’t run? Listen to this episode before you write yourself off! It’s September and with the whole post-holiday vibe it’s often a good time be thinking about a new fitness regime. With that in mind, I’ve decided to kick off Season 4 with an episode on running. If it’s Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 15
Jackie Lynch, Nutritionist & Author

How to Beat Bloating – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Jackie Lynch, Nutritionist & Author

Bloating can be a nasty niggling issue for a lot of women in midlife. It can affect different people in different ways. You might have a sense of overfullness after even quite a small meal, or find that you can’t do up your trousers by the end of the day. Some Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 14
Elaine Miller, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist & Award-Winning Comedian

Your Pelvic Floor: Why it’s Important & How to Keep it in Shape

Elaine Miller, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist & Award-Winning Comedian

Do you leak a little bit of urine when you laugh or sneeze or run? Let’s face it, it’s something that’s happened to most of us at some point and statistics show that more than 1 in 3 women struggle with this. It’s called urinary stress incontinence, usually due to Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 13
Lisa Cypers Kamen, Lifestyle Coach & Author

The Science of Restorative Sleep – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Lisa Cypers Kamen, Lifestyle Coach & Author

When was the last time you had a good night’s sleep? We all know that we’re better for it, but it can be extremely elusive, especially in midlife where a combination of the hormonal surges that often trigger night sweats and the stresses and strains of daily life can make Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 12
Annabel Streets, Author & Researcher

52 Ways to Walk Your Way to Health – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Annabel Streets, Author & Researcher

Walking is something that’s accessible to almost all of us and it can be a much less daunting prospect to the harassed midlife woman than high impact work, running or intense training. What’s wonderful about the research we discuss in this episode is that walking isn’t a second-best option if Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 11
Ruth Devlin, Nurse, Health Coach & Author

How to Manage Your Perimenopause – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Ruth Devlin, Nurse, Health Coach & Author

This episode is all about the perimenopause because those years running up to the menopause can be full of hormonal havoc. In fact, although we use it as a catch-all term, the menopause technically only lasts for one day. It’s that day when it’s been 12 months since your last Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 10
Dr Claire Macaulay, Oncologist & Sex Coach

How to Have Great Sex Through the Menopause & Beyond – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Dr Claire Macaulay, Oncologist & Sex Coach

Is your sex life everything you want it to be? If the answer is a hollow laugh and “what sex life?”, then you’re not unusual. It’s very common for women in midlife and beyond to write themselves off as sexual beings and there can be lots of reasons for that, Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 9
Tracy Acock, Life Coach & Mentor

How to Transform Yourself & Get the Best Out Of Your Life – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Tracy Acock, Life Coach & Mentor

2021 was pretty challenging for many of us and it’s good to be turning the page and moving into a new year with all the possibilities that this brings us. January is a great time for transformation and new beginnings and that’s what I’m focusing on in this episode: how Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 8
Dr Melanie Smith, Clinical Health Psychologist

Hot Flushes & How to Manage Them – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Dr Melanie Smith, Clinical Health Psychologist

Probably the most well-known of the menopausal symptoms, the hot flush has provided endless material for humourists over the years but it’s no fun when it’s happening to you. It can cause huge distress, especially in a professional or social situation or if it’s persistently disrupting your sleep. But help Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 7
Ed Joy, Herbalist & Naturopath

Foods to Support a Healthy Immune Function – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Ed Joy, Herbalist & Naturopath

Now that November is here, the cold and flu season is well underway and many of you have probably already succumbed to some sort of lurgy by now. And with the spectre of Covid 19 still lurking, supporting our immune system is very much on the agenda right now, which Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 6
Dr Catherine Walter, Academic & Powerlifter

How to Strengthen Your Bones & Muscles in Mid & Later Life – The Happy Menopause Podcast – World Menopause Day Special

Dr Catherine Walter, Academic & Powerlifter

The theme of this year’s World Menopause Day is bone health, something that really needs to be front of mind for women in mid and later life. Bones contain cells called osteoclasts which dissolve old bone and osteoblasts which build new bone. This regular renewal process helps to keep our Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 5
Sarah Leyland, Osteoporosis Specialist Nurse

Everything You Need To Know About Your Bones – The Happy Menopause Podcast – World Menopause Day Special

Sarah Leyland, Osteoporosis Specialist Nurse

Bone health is a very real concern for women in mid and later life, because when they go through the menopause, oestrogen levels drop rapidly and bones lose strength at a much faster rate. There are 3.5 million people living with osteoporosis in the UK today, and 50% of women Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 4
Dr Dawn Harper, GP, Author & TV Presenter

How to Make the Most of Your Doctor’s Appointment – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Dr Dawn Harper, GP, Author & TV Presenter

Our family doctor is at the heart of the community and the first port of call for health advice, support and treatment for us and our loved ones. But even before the restrictions around the pandemic, that had become more difficult. With appointments often limited to 10 minutes and a Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 3
Professor Anne MacGregor, Specialist in Headache and Women's Health

How to Manage Hormonal Headaches – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Professor Anne MacGregor, Specialist in Headache and Women's Health

Tense, nervous headache anyone? Did you know that during our fertile years, women are 3 times more likely to suffer from headaches than men? Up until puberty and then after the menopause, our propensity for headaches is roughly the same as for men, so those pesky hormones have a lot Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 2
Rachel Lankester, Founder of Magnificent Midlife

How to Transform Yourself in Your 40s, 50s & Beyond – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Rachel Lankester, Founder of Magnificent Midlife

Every woman deserves to have a happy menopause – regular listeners will know how important that is to me and that’s the entire inspiration behind this podcast. In this episode we’re going to go a little broader and talk about not just having a happy menopause but how to have Read more

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Season 3 • Episode 1
Fab Giovanetti, Author & Entrepreneur

How to Reclaim Your Time Off – The Happy Menopause Podcast

Fab Giovanetti, Author & Entrepreneur

September is the perfect time for new beginnings and a different way of doing things. For many of us, things tend to be a little quieter in August, so that we can enjoy a bit of a break and this can be a handy reminder of the importance of work-life Read more

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