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Four reasons perimenopausal women need to prioritise their health today


Perimenopause hits us at a stage in our life when we are so busy. And being busy makes it hard to prioritise our health above everything else that we are saying yes to, especially if our symptoms are fairly minor and not inconveniencing us all the time.


As a nutritionist, my approach is rarely a quick fix solution; my recommendations are often about changing your nutrition and lifestyle habits. It might be swapping up the foods you choose to eat, introducing foods you don’t normally have and avoiding your favourites. It might be learning to say no and not taking any more on, it might be getting some outdoor air and sunshine. Changing your habits is hard to start with, until they just become part of your routine.


To make it easier to find the time and space to change your habits, it’s important to have a really good reason why - why do you want to focus on your health? What will happen if you don’t?


For women in perimenopause, it’s especially important to focus on yourself. Here are just a few reasons why you need to take the time and make the effort to prioritise your health now