During menopause, the body ceases producing certain female hormones. With the loss of these protective hormones, women suffer from heart disease at similar rates as men.
Menopauses increases the incidence of heart attacks, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, as well as the risk of certain types of cancers, in women.
Making important changes in your diet during menopause and post-menopause can help alleviate symptoms and prevent disease.
Adding vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements to your daily diet can ease menopause symptoms and affects.