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Lifestyle Changes To Relieve Menopause Symptoms

Getting enough exercise is essential for menopausal women.

Below are some of the natural ways to reduce the symptoms of menopause:[1]

  • Exercise regularly 
  • Achieve and maintain a healthy weight
  • Eat foods rich in calcium and vitamin D
  • Eat lots of fruit and vegetables
  • Eat foods that are high in phytoestrogens such as soybeans and soy products, tofu, tempeh, flaxseeds, linseeds, sesame seeds and beans
  • Drink lots of water 
  • Reduce refined sugar and processed foods 
  • Eat protein-rich foods
  • Don’t skip meals 
  • Limit alcohol and caffeine 
  • Quit smoking 

There are more steps that can be taken to help reduce or prevent the effects of menopause. Read our guide here to know more.

1. Mary Jane Brown, PhD, RD (UK). (2016). ‘11 Natural Ways to Reduce Symptoms of Menopause’. Healthline. 28 May. Available at: <>

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