What is Menopause?

A natural process Menopause in women is a natural process that is defined as the absence of menstrual bleeding for 12 months1. Perimenopause (the period before menopause) and post-menopause (the period after menopause) are characterized by significant changes in the hormonal balance in women’s bodies, particularly by the decrease in estrogen and progesterone levels2. Estrogen…

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Exercise and diet tips for adapting to hormonal changes

Menopause and diet During and after menopause, managing hormonal changes will become part of your daily routine and should also be considered in weight management12, 13. Menopause signals a new phase in a woman’s life in which diet and exercise can be an opportunity to reconnect to your body and bring back healthy lifestyle habits.…

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Psychological consequences of menopause

While not directly linked to psychiatric illness1, menopause is likely to be a period of psychological stress for women. Studies have shown that during the perimenopausal and menopausal transitions, women may experience mild anxiety and depression due to hormone changes2, but these changes may not lead to severe depression. Considering the many responsibilities that women…

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