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SPECTRA MED, INC.   3160 Haggerty, Ste H
West Bloomfield, MI 48323

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Health Issues

Menopause Living Your Life

Menopause is a natural and expected part of a woman's development and does not need to be prevented. However, there are ways to reduce or eliminate some of the symptoms of menopause.

You can reduce your risk of long-term problems with menopause such as osteoporosis and heart disease by taking the following steps:

  • Control your blood pressure, cholesterol, and other risk factors for heart disease.
  • Do NOT smoke. Cigarette use can cause early menopause.
  • Eat a low-fat diet.
  • Get regular exercise. Resistance exercises help strengthen your bones and improve your balance.
  • If you show early signs of bone loss, talk to your doctor about medications that can help stop further weakening.
  • Take calcium and vitamin D.