5 of the Best Wellness Holidays to Help with the Menopause
The big ‘M’ word – Menopause; many women going through this ordeal have to overcome a number of the common symptoms, ranging from hot flushes and night sweats, to mood swings and insomnia, leaving you feeling not quite like yourself. It doesn’t happen overnight, but is rather a gradual process that can prove to be tedious for every woman. Take some time out to treat yourself to a wellness holiday where health specialists can help you to manage menopause symptoms in a natural and healthy way. Banish those sleepless nights and feel ready to continue tackling the menopause when you return home with heightened knowledge on how to manage the symptoms.
Portugal: Longevity Anti-Ageing
Take some 'me time' at Longevity
Relax to the max on a healthy anti-ageing retreat set on Portugal’s Algarve coastline where you can revive your well-being with rejuvenating wellness treatments. Begin your stay with a personal health check, stress and lifestyle assessment, and nutrition consultation on a healthy ageing holiday, which will formulate a personalised programme of healthy ageing treatments and activities to relive menopause symptoms. With the option of in-depth medical spa tests and evaluations, this wellness retreat for the menopause offers a deep insight into any imbalances and offers strategies to overcome them for each individual.
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Thailand: Kamalaya Ideal Weight
Get on track to reaching your ideal weight at Kamalaya
Maintaining a healthy weight is crucial when combatting the signs of menopause, with menopausal weight gain causing low self-esteem and increasing the severity of hot flushes. In-between a weight consultation at the beginning and end of your stay, kick-start weight loss on a weight management holiday with personal training sessions and healthy nutrition. Together with slimming spa treatments, experience the benefits of acupunctureand flush out toxins which may aggravate menopause symptoms with a lymphatic drainage massage. Keep active whilst staying cool with complimentary classes, including aqua aerobics, before banishing any hot flushes in the plunge pools.
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Spain: SHA Well-Ageing & Prevention
Detox your body with hydrotherapy at SHA Wellness Clinic
There are very few healing holidays that offer a package as comprehensive and impactful as SHA’s. Benefit from revolutionary therapies that utilise the latest science and technology in health and wellness, including brain photobiomodulation, cryotherapy and an array of other high-tech treatment solutions. SHA will provide you with highly effective, personalised health and nutrition plans complemented by regular follow ups to track and celebrate your progress. Additionally, you’ll attend a whole host of consultations with top experts in their respective fields, covering diverse matters such as neurocognitive and sexual health assessments. Explore a range of tailored medicines as part of your holistic as well.
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India: Ananda Yoga
Embrace tranquility with yoga at Ananda
Escape to the foothills of India’s Himalayas and tackle the symptoms of the menopause at this reviving wellness retreat. Yoga has a numerous advantageous effects on the symptoms of the menopause, so a rebalancing yoga retreat is recommended to optimize tackling this difficult time in your life. Alleviating physical side effects like back and joint pain, the calming breathing practices learnt during yoga can also help to reduce stress levels, reliving the intensity of hot flushes and night sweats. With ongoing progress checks with a doctor, you will be able to track your development whilst participating in a number of yoga sessions and stress relieving spa treatments.
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Italy: Womens Retreat at Preidlhof
Lower your stress levels in the gorgeous environment of Preidlhof
As oestrogen levels decline during menopause, the resulting impact on your body's hormones can lead to heightened stress levels. Reclaim your inner peace on this specialised de-stress retreat designed to address these changes. Join an all-female space where you will meet with your personal coach, beginning a journey of self-reflection and learning strategies to navigate this part of your life. Your personal coach will provide gentle guidance, helping you understand and combat the effects of hormonal shifts. By the end of the retreat, not only will you feel revigorated and refreshed, but you will also leave equipped with a plethora of information to continue empowering yourself in your everyday life.
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