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Know Your Numbers For Menopause and Beyond

As if hot flashes weren't enough to worry about, menopause brings about other changes in a woman's life that require paying close attention to our bodies. Whether it's calorie intake, cholesterol monitoring, or vitamin supplements, it's vital to know your numbers for menopause.

 

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Reviewed December 21, 2015
By Philip Sarrel, M.D. and Lorna Sarrel, M.S.

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