Menopause: What it is, What to do
Ensure Good Health after Menopause
- Have a mammogram performed every two years between the ages
of 40 and 50, and once every year after 50.
- Eat more calcium-rich foods, such as dark green vegetables
and nonfat dairy products.
- Exercise regularly and reduce saturated fats in your
A New Beginning
Whatever we do, it's important to remember that menopause is not the end of
our lives. For many women, it's the beginning of a new life -- one that is free
from concerns about pregnancy and what others might think of us. These are the
prime years of our lives and full of opportunities for us to enrich our
personal relationships, learn new skills, develop new hobbies and if we wish,
redefine who we are and how we contribute to the world around us.