Lifestyle Tips for Your Menopause Years

As your body changes during menopause, you’ll experience changes in every aspect of your life—and your life as you knew it up to this point. Learning how to relieve physical symptoms and finding a sense of balance will help you manage the mental and emotional stresses caused by this transition. Quit smoking, get enough sleep, and make a conscious effort to eat healthily and exercise more to keep symptoms under wrap and keep you feeling your best.  

Many women use this time to refocus on themselves Discover new hobbies or pick up old ones. Delve into meditation, yoga, and other relaxation techniques and exercise routines. Experiment with acupuncture or massage therapy. Concentrate on what’s important to you. Remember, menopause may mark the end of one stage of your life, but it also introduces a new one.    

Lifestyle Tips for Menopause

10 Great Ways to Get Physical During Menopause

Physical activity can help you to cope with the changes occurring in your body.

Menopause Stress Relief

All the changes your body is going through can lead to stress during menopause, which in turn can exacerbate physical symptoms.

How Your Diet Affects Your Hormones

Certain foods can affect how your body creates and reacts to hormones.

Menopause Diet and Nutrition Guide

You can avoid weight gain and reduce the health risks that may accompany menopause by eating the right foods.

The 411 on Alcohol

As you age, your tolerance for alcohol may decrease. Does this mean you should quit drinking entirely?

Menopause and Your Sex Life

Rather than signaling an end to your sex life, menopause can be a sexually liberating time, according to sexual health expert Dr. Kelly Connell.

Talking to Your Partner About Menopause

It's probably hard enough for you to comprehend your fluctuating emotions—let alone try to explain to your partner what you're going through.

Menopause and Hair Loss Prevention

Hormonal changes can affect your hair, including becoming brittle, thinning out, and even falling out.

Talking to Your Teenager About Menopause

From the time women are young, they hear about the most publicized aspects of menopause. But most parents don’t want their children to learn about life from commercials.