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Your go-to resource for navigating menopause with style, comfort, and confidence.

The Peri Menopause swing, periods and Menopause Awareness Month.

The Peri Menopause swing, periods and Menopause Awareness Month.

When I look back, I realise that I was experiencing peri-menopause symptoms for quite some time.  The cold extremities, the itchy skin and flaky ears (!) but it was probably the insomnia, or more accurately...
Insomnia

Insomnia

Sleep is one of the most important things we can do for our health and I speak as someone who has always been very good at sleeping! I never envisaged I’d have a problem getting...
Exercise and Menopause

Exercise and Menopause

I used to be so active and so fit.. always a little on the curvaceous side maybe, but nothing that concerned me.  I find myself in my late ‘40’s having let a few things go...
Menopause, HRT, Dementia and the GP visit

Menopause, HRT, Dementia and the GP visit

My hot flushes continue to increase at pace! I do find it weird that they appear to come as if they are a diary appointment... They are currently around 9am, 6pm and 10.30pm.
To take or not to take HRT - that is the question......

To take or not to take HRT - that is the question......

Last year I started experiencing odd symptoms, including very dry and flaky ears (who knew?!) I only found out this could be a symptom of Menopause when I happened to read a Menopause thread on...
Menopause tips from Women who’ve ‘been there’.

Menopause tips from Women who’ve ‘been there’.

As I approached Menopause and started to experience symptoms, I decided to reach out for advice.  I lost my own mother when I was 26, so I never had the chance to ask her, but...
Peri Menopause & The Menopause

Peri Menopause & The Menopause

Welcome to the Fifty One Apparel website.  We aim to make this a destination for all things Menopause, for those who need it.  From our wonderful clothes whose special fabric will help you deal with...