Useful Menopause Resources

It can be overwhelming trying to search through the internet to find reliable information. This is my round up of some of my favourite menopause resources – books, websites and apps relating to women’s health & menopause. I’ll be adding to this regularly. If your favourites aren’t listed please let me know, I love to get recommendations.

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Recognising perimenopause talk

BBC Radio 4 Podcast about the menstrual cycle
Period Power by Maisie Hill
CIPD – Manifesto for Menopause at Work
Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez
Invisible Women Podcast

This Won’t Hurt: How Medicine Fails Women by Dr Marieke Bigg

HRT in depth talk

HRT types, doses and regimens
Testosterone for women
Understanding the risks of breast cancer 
Breast cancer: risk factors
Oestrogen Matters
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Using lifestyle to support perimenopause

Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
By Matthew Walker
CBT for insomnia
2023 Ytisebo: creating awareness and changing perspectives of obesity
Glucose Revolution: The life-changing power of balancing your blood sugar
By Jessie Inchauspe
Burn: The Misunderstood Science of Metabolism
By Herman Pontzer
Books by Tim Spector
Zoe – Nutrition Podcast
The Plant Power Doctor
By Gemma Newman
The Food Medic
The Doctor’s Kitchen
Women’s Health Concern fact sheet
Complementary & alternative therapies – Non hormonal prescribed treatments
Next Level: Your Guide to Kicking Ass, Feeling Great, and Crushing
Goals Through Menopause and Beyond
By Dr Stacy Sims & Selene Yeager
Squeezy App
FemFusion fitness pelvic floor exercises

Self referral to pelvic physio at St Michael’s
Bristol City Council Physical activity referral scheme
NHS self referral for talking therapies
Living Well Through The Menopause: An evidence-based cognitive behavioural guide
By Myra Hunter & Melanie Smith
Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
By James Nestor
Happy Mind, Happy Life: 10 Simple Ways to Feel Great Every Day
Dr Rangan Chatterjee

Menopause books

Preparing for the Perimenopause and Menopause by Dr Louise Newson
Menopausing by Davina McCall & Dr Naomi Potter
Peri Menopause Power by Maisie Hill
Me & My Menopausal Vagina by Jane Lewis
The Complete Guide to POI & Early Menopause by
Dr Hannah Short & Dr Mandy Leonhardt

Menstrual and menopause trackers

Balance, Dr Louise Newson’s menopause support app
Jennis tracker – great for exercising with your cycle
Clue – menstrual cycle tracker

Menopause websites

Women’s Health Concern, the public website from the British Menopause Society
Menopause Matters, an independent website packed full of information
Rock My Menopause, the public website from the Primary Care Women’s Health Forum

Daisy Network, a charity for women with POI