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My Menopause Library

Menopause library
My menopause library. Photo by Poberezhna

It may seem strange that I am sharing my menopause library with you, especially when this is a skincare website, but peri-menopause and menopause both have a massive impact on our wellbeing, and how we view ourselves. I champion building confidence in yourself and others, so I must acknowledge this inevitable phase of life. I struggled to find reliable information when going through menopause myself. My GP was helpful but not nearly as knowledgeable as some of these experts, who are trained professionals in hormone and menopause health. I’ll keep adding to the list as I discover more; I admit the list is not very diverse and will work to remedy this. I hope you find my menopause library of experts useful and helpful to you.

Doctors

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Dr Shahzadi Harper

Her areas of expertise include Perimenopause and Menopause, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Premenstrual Stress disorder, Healthy Ageing and Weight Management.

She believes in the early management of symptoms of the perimenopause and menopause to stay youthful and healthy.

“Taking my interactive, holistic approach to managing hormonal health, I look at every element that comes into play at this time – physical, psychological and social. I’m passionately committed to restoring wellbeing, confidence and self esteem. I hope that my empathy – together with my experience and approachability to bring this once taboo subjects into the spotlight– will help to restore your equilibrium and empower you with the mental positivity to sail through. Our age should not define us!”

IG: @heharperclinic

Website: The Harper Clinic

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Dr Lindsey Thomas

BMS Menopause Specialist, GP.

Lindsey graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2000 and early on decided to pursue a career in General Practice. After completing her training, including working in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She became a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2004.

She has worked as a GP for the last 16 years, in a large inner city practice in Sheffield, where much of her time has been spent working in women’s and sexual health.

She developed a specialist interest in the menopause, after witnessing many patients, and friends, struggling during this stage in life.

She is a registered British Menopause Society Specialist , with their highest level of training; the Advanced Certificate.

She is also a Accredited Menopause Trainer, helping others to develop a specialism in this area.

She has developed an interest in women with an earlier onset of menopause but enjoys all aspects of menopause care.

IG: @dr_menopause

Website: Associate – Dr Lindsey Thomas – Menopause Care

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Dr Stephanie Goodwin

Experienced Menopause Specialist and GP. Committed to helping you to feel fully engaged in life, energised and empowered.

Over the last few years Dr Stephanie Goodwin has developed a real passion researching into the latest treatments for menopause and sharing the best available advice with patients who come to her from across the UK. She has been awarded the Advanced Certificate of Menopause Care and is a British Menopause Society specialist. She also work in a specialist menopause clinic at a London teaching hospital.

IG: @drstephaniegoodwin

Website: The website and blog of London based GP and Menopause Guru Dr Stephanie Goodwin

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Dr Louise Newson

Dr Louise Newson is a GP and Menopause Specialist who works to increase awareness and knowledge of the perimenopause and menopause, and campaigns for better menopause care for all women.

IG: @menopause_doctor

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Dr Anne Henderson

Consultant Gynaecologist, British Menopause Society Accredited Specialist, Medico-legal expert

Anne is a highly experienced Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist. She spent 17 years as a senior consultant at a major acute NHS Trust, following undergraduate studies at Cambridge University and postgraduate medical training in the South East. She is Owner and Director at The Amara Clinic in Tunbridge Wells, which is her new clinical venture. Anne also practices at No 25 Harley Street in London and KIMS Hospital in Kent in addition to her extensive educational commitments at both regional and national level.

IG: @gynaeexpert

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Dr Juliet Balfour

BMS Menopause Specialist, runs Somerset NHS Menopause Service and CMO of Bia Care (online group consultations).

Dr. Juliet Balfour is an experienced NHS General Practitioner in Glastonbury, Somerset, and has a special interest and extra training in women’s health and the menopause. She is Director of Wells Menopause Clinic, a private clinic where you can have an in-depth video or telephone consultation to discuss your symptoms and any past health problems. Dr Balfour offers evidence-based and individualised advice on hormone replacement therapy and other medication to improve your symptoms and benefit your long-term health. She can also advise on vaginal oestrogen, contraception, diet and lifestyle.

IG: @menopausehealth

Website: Wells Menopause Clinic – Dr Juliet Balfour

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Dr Annice Mukherjee

Consultant Endocrinologist, Speaker, Author

Dr Annice Mukherjee is a hospital hormone specialist with a medical career spanning nearly 30 years. She has supported thousands of women going through menopause to help resolve symptoms and improve quality of life and overall health, safely.

Her career-long interests have included optimising the quality of life, especially in her patients with hormone diseases, treating hormone problems in cancer survivors, including early menopause and other complex menopause issues, and diagnosing and treating complex symptoms.

IG: @the.hormone.doc

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Tania Adib

Consultant Gynaecologist; Specialist in menopause & restorative vaginal treatments.
Co-Founder of Luminosa London.

Tania Adib is based in London, specialising in early diagnosis and treatment of gynaecological cancer.

She is Lead Clinician for Colposcopy and Lead Clinician for Gynaecological Oncology at the Queen’s Hospital. Alongside her surgical practice, she also runs a vulval disorders clinic. As well as cancer screening, treatment and support, she offers treatment for general gynaecological conditions including abnormal bleeding, ovarian cysts, heavy periods and pelvic pain.

Through her work at The Breast Cancer Haven, she has expertise in managing the menopause, both with hormone replacement and with non-hormonal methods.

IG: @taniaadib

Website: Home | Luminosa London

Nutritionists

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Lucy Miller

“Menopause is a natural part of every woman’s life, It’s a journey that requires support…”

Lucy Miller is a registered, clinically trained Nutritional Therapist based in Bath and London and provide online consultations. 

IG: @lucymillernutrition

Website: Lucy Miller Nutrition

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Emma Bardwell

Specialist Menopause Nutritionist. Emma’s evidence based approach and her ongoing interest in perimenopause and menopause, has made her one of the go-to names in women’s health and nutrition. She combines the most up-to-date research with a 360 degree approach – focusing on diet, lifestyle, stress reduction and exercise – to help women feel unstoppable.

IG: @mma.bardwell

Website: https://mindbodyprogramme.com

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Nicki Williams

Award-winning nutritionist, author, speaker and women’s health expert.

After failing to find any medical help for her symptoms of exhaustion, weight gain and hormone issues herself in her early 40’s, Nicki discovered that she could turn things around using diet, lifestyle and natural supplements.

She went on to qualify as a nutritional therapist and hormone expert, and now helps women all over the world with her online programmes, hormone testing, workshops and individual and group coaching.

IG: @happyhormonesforlife

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Charlotte Hunter

Charlotte became a nutritional therapist back in 2010, when she gained her BSc in Nutritional Medicine from the University of West London.

Since then, she has spent the last 10 years helping men, women and children eat well and be healthy. Her firm belief is that food can be healthy and delicious, and can support a number of medical conditions and issues.

IG: @menopausenutritionist

Website: Charlotte Hunter Nutrition : Helping Women Going through the Menopause

Fitness & Exercise

Dinah Siman

Menopause Pilates Expert. 24 years teaching clients F to F and now via Zoom.
Accredited Menopause CPD for teachers; Pilates, Gyrotonic®,Yoga, Meditation.

Dinah has been practising and teaching Pilates for 25 years – long before it became trendy and fashionable. Whether it’s been in a village hall or a studio she has loved every minute. She has been interested in Pilates for Menopause for many years and has come to understand it as supportive, nurturing and educational. It helps women navigate the process Dinah calls the Menopause Mystery tour, gently empowering them.

IG: @menopausepilates

Menopause Movement

Vibrant community of health & fitness professionals motivating women to move, feelgood & flourish in menopause & beyond.

Site founded by Women’s Health Physio, Christien Bird with duo, Jo McEwan and Ann Stephens. They are passionate menopause warriors, with a common goal to create a supportive community to motivate and hook women to continue their health and exercise commitment, making it long-lasting and above all fun!

They want to bridge the gap between HCP and fitness professionals, with exercise curation & collaboration. Educating and supporting health & fitness pros alike, with our gold standard training programme.

IG: @menopausemovement

Community Groups

MPowered Women

Experts and brilliant women to power you into midlife.

They are a community of doctors, wellbeing experts and brilliant women to power you through menopause. You might have hot flushes, night sweats, insomnia, anxiety & a libido that would rather be tucked up in bed with a book, but you’re not going to let any of that get the better of you. They have got the medical advice you need, the wellbeing tips and interviews with amazing women.

IG: @mpowered_women

Natasha Eglington

Community page built by a wife and mother to share her journey and lived experience.

IG: @when_life_gives_you_menopause

Pinterest: Natasha Eglington

Let’s All Talk Menopause

Informative webinars with leading experts, for women approaching and going through the menopause across the UK & US.

A series of webinars to share informative, positive and practical help from leading experts and clinicians to support all women approaching or going through the menopause.

IG: @letsalltalk.menopause

My Menopause Story

Community platform informing, inspiring and elevating stories about #menopause.

Created by Gabriella Espinosa as platform for women to share their journey.

“There is so much power and resonance when we tell our stories. Wherever you are on your peri, meno or post menopause journey every step matters and can inspire other women.”

IG: @my_menopausestory

Magazines

Menopause Matters

Menopausematters.co.uk is an award winning, independent website providing up-to-date, accurate information about the menopause, menopausal symptoms and treatment options. Here you will find information on what happens leading up to, during and after the menopause, what the consequences can be, what you can do to help and what treatments are available.

IG: @menopausematters

Website: Menopause Matters, menopausal symptoms, remedies, advice

Happy Hormones Magazine

Women don’t always get the support they need with hormone and other health issues.
At Happy Hormones for Life we want more for every woman.

Founded by Nicki Williams, who is an award-winning nutritionist, author, speaker and women’s health expert.

Website: Magazine Optin | Happy Hormones For Life

You can also email with info on experts you have found useful, and they can be added to our menopause library: hello@sofialatif.com.

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