Massage & menopause

Updated: May 22

Massage is a non-invasive complementary therapy that can be used as part of a holistic approach to help manage the symptoms of peri-menopause and menopause. With many physical and emotional benefits regular massage therapy can be supportive and therapeutic to help women through this significant stage in their lives and beyond without the side effects of conventional medicinal treatments.

The menopause is the natural time in a woman’s life when periods come to an end. In the UK, usually a woman’s periods end between the ages of 45-55, with the average age being 51. However, 1 in 100 women reach menopause before the age of 40, known as premature menopause, or premature ovarian failure.

Menopause can be a challenging time for many women especially during the peri-menopause, the time leading up to the menopause. Fluctuating hormone levels and a reduction in oestrogen can cause a whole variety of sympto