This week is National Women’s Health week, and I although write a lot about various women’s health issues, but I’ve never done anything on menopause, mainly because I’ve been afraid it might not immediately apply to all of my readers. Regardless of your age though, it’s one of those things all women will eventually have in common, and that men will never know the joys of. I know. Lucky us!
While it’s always a good idea to eat healthy, for women who are peri and post menopause, a healthy diet becomes even more essential. Most women are concerned about hot flashes and of course weight gain, both of which are unfortunately all too common, but your should also know, the risk for diseases like osteoporosis, breast cancer and heart disease also increases after menopause. The good news is that there are steps you can take to (hopefully) glide through menopause, and reduce your risk of all of these things. Continue Reading..