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Catch up on our free webinar – Sleep Revolution: How to Slumber Well in 2024

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One issue that comes up time and time and TIME again in our clinic and community and which really is the foundation for midlife health and wellbeing is sleep. 60% of women struggle with sleep in the menopause for a whole range of issues from night sweats to night-time worries. Then there are joint aches and the nocturnal loo trips that leave us wide awake.

The role and importance of a good night’s sleep and ways to create a calming and relaxing environment are just some of the topics that Dr Clare and high performance sports consultant Dr Sarah Gilchrist discussed at our FREE event on Thursday 25th January at 7.30pm.

They also discussed:

  • What is sleep and sleep architecture?
  • How much sleep do we really need?
  • Is there a difference between sleep quality and quantity?
  • How is sleep impacted by the menopause?
  • What impact does lack of sleep have on our wellbeing and on our performance?
  • What are the different things we can do to improve our sleep?

We had a fantastic audience who asked some great questions so stay tuned to the end!

Event speakers

Dr Clare Spencer,

Dr Clare Spencer,

Registered menopause specialist and GP, co-founder My Menopause Centre

Dr Clare qualified from Cambridge University and holds Membership of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She initially trained in obstetrics and gynaecology where she gained a Doctor of Medicine for research in fetomaternal medicine. She is also a member of the British Menopause Society (BMS) Medical Advisory Committee and a BMS menopause trainer.

As well as her role as Clinical Director at My Menopause Centre, she runs an NHS menopause service and is a GP partner in a practice in Leeds.

Dr Spencer is involved in educating GPs about the menopause transition through talks, lectures and seminars and has written menopause training modules and pathways for, the Primary Care Women’s Health forum publication, Her Life Her Health, and the Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust.

While working as a GP she noticed a need for increased awareness and understanding of the menopause transition amongst her patients. She could see how their menopause symptoms were having a detrimental impact on all aspects of their lives and decided to qualify as a Menopause GP. Through her clinical work and being co-founder of My Menopause Centre, Clare is passionate about educating, empowering and supporting all women through all stages of their menopause transition.

Dr Sarah Gilchrist

Dr Sarah Gilchrist

Founder, Gilchrist Performance

Dr Sarah Gilchrist spent over 20 years working in the high performance sport industry, latterly as a Technical Lead for the UK Sports Institute and Senior Physiologist with British Rowing. Her doctorate specialised in sleep and athletic performance and she now provides consultancy on a range of performance areas, particularly relating to female sleep health, through her own consultancy, Gilchrist Performance. Sarah is an associate to The Active Women’s Clinic where she provides insight into female sleep health as part of their overall health support consultancy. She is on the Advisory Board for the Sleep Charity, a fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences and is High Performance Sport Accredited.

Catch up on our free webinar – Sleep Revolution: How to Slumber Well in 2024

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