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Can lifestyle changes can help treat menopause symptoms?

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A healthy diet and regular exercise program will go a long way towards minimizing the symptoms of menopause and helping to maintain overall good health. It is also a good idea to finally kick any old, unhealthy habits, such as smoking or drinking too much alcohol. Other interventions that may be helpful are to dress lightly and in layers and avoid potential triggers like caffeine and spicy foods.

From: Treatment of Menopause Symptoms WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. Journal of Women's Health, Jan/Feb 2006. The North American Menopause Society. The Journal of the North American Menopause Society. The National Women's Health Information Center. WebMD Medical News: "Is Hormone Therapy Helpful at All?"




Journal of the American Medical Association , March 5, 2008.

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on December 20, 2017

SOURCES: National Institutes of Health. Journal of Women's Health, Jan/Feb 2006. The North American Menopause Society. The Journal of the North American Menopause Society. The National Women's Health Information Center. WebMD Medical News: "Is Hormone Therapy Helpful at All?"




Journal of the American Medical Association , March 5, 2008.

Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy on December 20, 2017

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