(HealthDay News) -- The onset of menopause brings many physical and emotional changes, and common symptoms from hot flashes to weight gain.
Womenshealth.gov offers these recommendations to help minimize menopausal symptoms:
Eat a balanced, nutritious diet, making an effort to limit caffeine and alcohol.
Get plenty of regular exercise to help strengthen bones, lose weight, boost mood and help you sleep.
Practice regular stress management techniques, such as yoga or meditation.
Lose any excess weight.