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Fatigue and menopause

Is the menopause causing you to feel exhausted?

Menopause Support can provide support to the body through all stages of the Menopause but is especially useful when broad range of symptoms such as hot flushes, irritability, tiredness, pains and aches, vaginal dryness etc kick in.

  • Made from fermented soya beans
  • Support for all stages of the menopause
  • Also contains magnesium and hibiscus

A herbal dietary supplement containing soy isoflavones, magnesium and hibiscus extract for all stages of the menopause.

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  • Elizabeth downie's photo avatar
    Elizabeth downie — 20.09.2017 13:46
    i am taking oestrogel and utrogestan but i am so tired and fatigued xx

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      eileen — 21.09.2017 13:23
      Hi Elizabeth If you a re still not feeling better on your medication it is important to go back and see your doctor. Ask them to check the fatigue further (such as low iron or low thyroid function) and also to see if this combination is the best one for your specific situation.

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    Sue — 17.08.2017 06:33
    Hi, I am 53 and had breast cancer 3 years ago, since then I have taken Tamoxifen. Last year I had a full hysterectomy. Since then I have gradually felt more and more poorly. I am having hot flushes half hourly during the day. At night I am awake although feeling exhausted, I have hot sweats every hour or so making me feel as if I am about to have a panic attack. I have been on Citalipram and other drugs but have refused anymore as symptoms were not improving and I felt more sluggish and out of control. I am lacking confidence, I feel exhausted, I need to sit /sleep every afternoon, my joints ache so much and even more after excercise. This is so miserable! Can you help me with any advice or products?

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      Ruth James — 03.09.2017 16:24
      Hi Sue. I am a breast cancer surgeon and would strongly recommend that you speak to your breast care nurse and oncologist about your symptoms. They will have good advice about how to manage them safely. It is important not to take any herbal remedys without discussing it with your doctor. Many of these products contain phytoestrogens. Some women with a history of estrogen sensitive breast cancer do decide to take HRT because their menopausal symptoms are making their lives a misery but this decision should only be made after you have had a full discussion about the risks involved.

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      Eileen — 04.09.2017 12:17
      Hi Ruth Thank you for replying to Sue.

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    Beverly Burn — 24.07.2017 14:51
    Fabulous website

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    • eileen's photo avatar
      eileen — 25.07.2017 07:57
      Hi Beverly Thank you!

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  • Liz's photo avatar
    Liz — 23.07.2017 09:52
    I'm 52 and no period for 2 yrs. Ive hot flushes, no energy, don't sleep well, and doctor has me on prozac for the flushes bit sometimes don't work. Mood is woeful and my partner broke up with me over 4mths ago so I'm find it hard not to be depressed.

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      eileen — 24.07.2017 14:48
      Hi Liz I am sorry to hear that things are hard for you just now. You could try our Menopause Support as this is known to help gently raise and balance oestrogen thus reducing symptoms. However, have you had your iron, thyroid levels and vitamin D checked out as these can all cause fatigue. If not I would ask your doctor just to rule them out. Acupuncture may be of benefit for you just now so worth looking into as well.

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    Gill — 21.07.2017 10:08
    Can you take these with a interactive thyroid

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    • eileen's photo avatar
      eileen — 21.07.2017 10:30
      Hi Gill There are no contraindications taking with thyroid issues or thyroid medication. Although they contain soya it is fermented so is very different to whole soya foods such as soya milk which is not advised.

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    • Cathy's photo avatar
      Cathy — 08.08.2017 07:03
      It's an under active thyroid

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    • eileen's photo avatar
      eileen — 08.08.2017 14:03
      Hi Cathy There are no contraindications with either an underactive or overactive thyroid.

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    Maria Parkinson — 20.07.2017 15:40
    Hello Eileen I just turned 50 recently and I'm a stay at home mum. I am extremely tired in last few weeks during the day I sleep well so can't understand it ..I could sleep on couch but don't let myself. I have suffered all my life with heavy periods and take cyklapron tabs every month to help I also take iron tablet I take eltroxin for thyroid ..should I start on this menopause supplement?

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      eileen — 21.07.2017 09:29
      Hi Maria If you are still getting regular, heavy periods then Menopause Support wouldn't be appropriate just now, but you may find taking a magnesium supplement 200mg twice a day can help with the fatigue. The changing hormones can also affect on-going health issues such as the thyroid so it is important that you get this and your medication checked really regularly as some women find they need their medication adjusted to take this into account. You do need more rest at this time so having 30 min me-time is really important, if you don't want to sleep in the afternoon why not try 30 min meditation or relaxation instead, this can be really beneficial!

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Menopause support – Soy Isoflavones for all stages of the menopause

60 tablets

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Menopause Support can be used to help you through all stages of the menopause.
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