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What are tips to help manage the emotional changes of menopause?

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Here are some tips that may make it easier for you to handle your fluctuating emotions during menopause:

  • Exercise and eat healthy.
  • Find a self-calming skill to practice, such as yoga, meditation, or rhythmic breathing.
  • Avoid tranquilizers and alcohol.
  • Engage in a creative outlet that fosters a sense of achievement.
  • Stay connected with your family and community.
  • Nurture your friendships.

SOURCE: North American Menopause Society. The National Institutes of Health.
Rakel: Integrative Medicine, 3rd ed. Greendale, GA.  May 26, 2009. Neurology,

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on February 16, 2019

SOURCE: North American Menopause Society. The National Institutes of Health.
Rakel: Integrative Medicine, 3rd ed. Greendale, GA.  May 26, 2009. Neurology,

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on February 16, 2019

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