- Oct 21, 2019
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Lifestyle habits that can reduce the affects of perimenopause & menopause
Healthy lifestyle habits, such as exercise, a balanced diet, and not smoking are the best ways to do so.
Exercise Exercise provides a number of benefits specific to women
going through menopause.
Exercise may reduce moodiness and stress, and may even help
relieve hot flashes.
Pick an exercise you enjoy-jogging, swimming, yoga, tennis-whatever you think will keep you active long term.
General guidelines suggest that 30 minutes of exercise most
days of the week is best.
Make sure to talk to your doctor before starting an exercise program.
Exercises that strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, called Kegel
exercises, are also particularly useful for women of all different life stages.
These exercises strengthen the muscles that impact your bladder,
bowel, and uterus, and performing them regularly may help improve
To do Kegel exercises, focus on your pelvic floor muscles, then
simply contract them for a few seconds, and then relax.