As women our bodies are constantly changing with the onset of menopause being one of the biggest hormonal and physical changes.
Menopause is the cessation of the menstrual cycle and the hormones associated with it. Due to these hormonal changes, women become more at risk for metabolic syndrome, obesity, heart disease and osteoporosis. Although there are medical therapies, like hormone replacement therapy (HRT) used to treat the side effects of menopause, many women choose to go a more natural route. This is where lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise become very important.
Let’s have a look at the changes that may occur in your body during menopause and what you can do to ensure you are as healthy as possible during this time.