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Menopause and the Importance of Vitamin D

The many symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, and mood swings that often accompany menopause can be extremely bothersome and disruptive, but they rarely pose a serious health risk. Yet there is one condition often diagnosed around the time of menopause that can be quite dangerous—osteoporosis. While many of you probably include calcium supplements in your daily ritual to protect your bones, are you also balancing it with vitamin D to ensure its absorption?


The ABC’s of Menopause

Now that you're in the "power surge" chapter of your life, it's time not only to reassess your commitment to a healthy diet and daily exercise, but also to review the adequacy of your vitamin intake, both through food and supplements. As we age our health risks increase, and there's no reason to play Russian roulette.