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Menopause

  1. 9 sleep tips for the over 50s

    Getting good quality sleep as we become older can be a bit of a problem. This can be caused by a number of factors, including health, medication and hormones -  but there are things we can do to help us sleep more peacefully. Read on to find out more.

  2. Sleep tips for menopause

    Sleep can be more difficult during menopause, with the most common cause being hot flushes or night sweats. These can wake us up throughout the night, leading to tireness and fatigue during the day. Read our blog for some tips on achieving better sleep during menopause...and beyond.

  3. New research shows how many women did not know wool helps menopause

    New research, conducted by British Wool to mark its ‘In Bed With The Menopause’ campaign, found that 65% of women didn’t know the menopause could affect sleep until going through it. The research also looked at the wider effects of the menopause and the symptoms women were experiencing.

  4. How we can prepare for Perimenopause

    We are now discussing menopause openly at last and bringing the discussion into the mainframe, but there’s a part of it that is often misunderstood – and that’s perimenopause. Perimenopause is the first stage of the menopause process and can start several months, or as much as 8 – 10 years, before menopause.

  5. Why a wool duvet helps to deal with night sweats in every season

    There are so many things about the menopause that no one tells you about, so when it happens, some of the symptoms* can be quite a nasty surprise. Everyone is different but these can range from hot flushes to brain fog (remind me why I went into the kitchen again) to difficulty in concentrating, and from achy joints first thing in the morning to heart palpitations. Even crying for some bizarre reason over what appears - to everyone else - to be a totally innocuous TV advert.

  6. Two natural duvets to help combat "night sweats"

    Menopause is something that all women have to deal with at one point or another and lack of sleep caused by night sweats can leave us feeling exhausted and drained. As the temperature rises during the summer months, it can exacerbate the feeling of discomfort and general clamminess.