How to Keep the Lid on a Headache

How to Keep the Lid on a Headache

Migraines are the number three cause of disability worldwide behind depression and back pain. They affect one in four women worldwide (one in seven altogether). Before puberty it’s mostly boys that suffer and after puberty girls and women are affected more, peaking...
The 50-year-old Shoulder

The 50-year-old Shoulder

As we reach mid-life there is a tendency to blame every ache and pain on the menopause. So, is the menopausal shoulder a thing?  Shoulder complaints are the third most common musculoskeletal problem after back and neck disorders. Women are certainly at an increased...
Low Back Pain, Menopause and Sleep

Low Back Pain, Menopause and Sleep

With life expectancy increasing, women are now spending a third of their life in menopause.   Moving from peri to post menopause there is a reduction in oestrogen levels and research has linked these lower levels of oestrogen to increased lumbar disc degeneration and...