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 Menopause is inevitable for all women and comes with its challenges. However, everything has a silver lining. For example, no more periods!
How to
Menopause begins during the late 40s or early 50s for most women and lasts for a few years until transitioning into the complete end of period cycles. During this transitional phase, at least two-thirds of women have to combat the heavy symptoms of menopause.
deal with
 Some of the most common symptoms include night sweats, hot flashes, irritability, mood swings, and tiredness. In addition to these issues, some menopausal women are also at high risk of many diseases, such as obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes, and heart disease.
deal with menopause
 symptoms natural ways to deal with them, here are some tips to help you:
 If you're struggling with menopausal symptoms and need some
 Consume Foods Rich In Vitamin D and Calcium
While people assume hormonal changes aren’t extreme, in reality, they can have massive effects on a women’s body, including weakening of bones that can lead to osteoporosis in severe cases. To prevent joint pains and other symptoms of osteoporosis, including calcium and vitamin in your daily diet is essential.
Consuming an adequate amount of vitamin D can also reduce the risk of hip fractures. Try getting ample access to sunlight as that’s the primary source of vitamin D for our bodies. Apart from supplements, women can increase their consumption of dairy products to meet the daily calcium quota.
Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Weight gain is one of the most common symptoms of menopause. Most people don't understand this, but "healthy weight" isn't the industry standard optimal weight. It depends on your Body Mass Index (BMI).
Keep in mind that one woman's weight loss journey can differ from another woman's due to changing hormones, lifestyle, genetics, and aging. Your mother might have shed the excess weight in snaps, but you could face some complications.
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