Menopause Symptoms - Osteoporosis
This is the onset of brittle bones and how we can manage this particular menopause symptom. Estrogen protects bones and it decreases sharply when women reach menopause, which can cause bone loss. This is why the chance of developing osteoporosis increases as women reach menopause.
Top tips to help towards Osteoporosis:
Mange your weight. EXERCISE - this is vital to improve bone health - all kinds of exercise will help but resistance training will be especially helpful during this time - body weight and bands are particularly effective if you are new to resistance training. Make sure your choice of exercise avoids high impact through the joint such as jumping ( plyometrics) EAT nutrition packed foods - those high in calcium should be included too. Consume enough protein. Take supplements for your bone health such as Vitamin D and vitamin K & collagen Medication for your doctor if necessary Avoid low calorie diets