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Fatigue and menopause

Is the menopause causing you to feel exhausted?

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"I started taking the sample pack, definitely felt more in control emotionally and had more energy in a couple of days." Jenny, UK

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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.

TIP: Read why so many women recommend Menopause Support for before, during & after the menopause


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  • Gill's photo avatar
    Gill — 21.07.2017 12:08
    Can you take these with a interactive thyroid


    • eileen's photo avatar
      eileen — 21.07.2017 12:30
      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.


  • Maria Parkinson 's photo avatar
    Maria Parkinson — 20.07.2017 17:40
    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 11:29
      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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    Tracey — 07.06.2017 18:18
    I'm 46 and suddenly don't feel in control of my life. I'm so tired and irrational all the time. I have always worked full time and have juggled babies and children and family things. I have none of that , and I can't cope with anything feeling this fatigue. Need something to give me energy.


    • Lou's photo avatar
      Lou — 03.07.2017 09:59
      Hi Tracey I'm 48 and suddenly feeling tired all the time. Like you I've been juggling the family, working and doing all at home. I too feel like I want to 'turn the light off' but hate this as I'm worried what's going to happen around me as I'm the one who keeps it altogether. I need something to boost me. Did you find anything? Lou x


    • eileen's photo avatar
      eileen — 03.07.2017 15:55
      Hi Tracey and Lou Fatigue is so common in the menopause and it can be difficult to try and cope with everything, your body is being tested by all the hormonal changes going on and if you have a very busy life as well you can end up running on empty. So the rest and relaxation is vital. If either of you have had heavy periods on the run up then you could be low in iron, you can ask your doctor for a test, also ask to be checked for low thyroid function, and low vit D just to rule these out. If you are looking for a general tonic try Biostrath, it's not one of our products but you can get it from most healthshops and big pharmacies.


Menopause support – Soy Isoflavones for all stages of the menopause

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Menopause Support can be used to help you through all stages of the menopause.
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You won’t get the menopause the minute you turn 50! The average starting age is actually between 45 and 55 and it can often depend on a number of factors including hereditary, weight and health, however every single woman will have an individual menopause.

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