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12 May 2014 By

5 Beneficial Lifestyle Changing Tips During Menopause

Making lifestyle changes may help ease the discomfort of your symptoms and keep you healthy in the long run. Try these tips.

  • Eat healthy food. Eating a balanced diet can give you energy and protect your health. Limit alcohol and caffeine, which can affect sleep.
  • If you smoke, try to quit. In addition to causing many serious health conditions, smoking may trigger hot flushes, weakens bones, and can irritate your bladder, which may become more sensitive during menopause. Get some support to help you quit.
  • Get regular exercise. Regular physical activity helps keep your weight down, improves your sleep, strengthens your bones, and elevates your mood.
  • Try stress reduction techniques. If you do them regularly, stress reduction techniques such as meditation or yoga can help you cope with your symptomsmore easily.
  • If you’re overweight, losing weight might help with hot flushes, according to one recent study. Losing the extra weight can also help with your overall health and well-being. Call the centre today to  discuss the best weight loss option for you.