- The incidence of cardiovascular disease increases when a woman reaches menopause because estrogen is involved in fat metabolism and contributes to protecting women from atherosclerosis and heart disease before menopause, as it was found that the incidence of heart attack is very low in women before menopause compared to men.
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
Following a healthy lifestyle helps women enjoy better health after menopause, by:
Eating a balanced diet helps women stay healthy before, during, and after menopause. The diet must contain calcium and vitamin D to keep her bones strong.
Regular exercise, such as regular walking improves and enhances general health, especially the health of bones and joints.
A regular visit to the doctor, and regular examinations:
Regular doctor visits help detect health problems early. It is sufficient to visit the doctor once a year for periodic check-ups and necessary tests, such as dental and eye examinations, bone density measurement (DXA), and others.
- Woman at this age is advised to see doctors to perform the necessary tests to check their health and follow up on periodic medical examinations.