While everyone has heard of the Menopause most women don’t recognise Perimenopause and the changes associated with this period of their lifecycle. The idea that the symptoms of Menopause, are only some hot flushes, night sweats and mood swings has to be challenged as there are many changes happening to a woman’s body during this period and over a longer period of time that are now recognised to be part of the Menopause process.
The days are getting longer, the sunny days are returning, it can mean only one time of the year – Exam Time and with it the dreaded “Exam Stress”. For many it can be the all-consuming Leaving Cert, for others end of year or college exams but either way the anxiety exams cause is upon us and our extended families once again.
When winter is finally over, nothing feels better than longer days and spending time outside in the warm spring sun, especially this year after enduring restrictions for what seems for ever. However, for some people it can mean the return of the dreaded Hayfever Season and an extended period of sneezing, puffy streaming eyes, and a runny nose.
So what is Hayfever? What symptoms are involved? How best can it be treated? And is there any way to enjoy summer walks in the park?
Ever wonder why all you hear about these days is Hyaluronic Acid (HA)? HA is popping up everywhere these days - in skincare creams, serums, masks, lip products,eye products and even in oral preparations for hair, skin and nails as well as joints and osteoarthritis.