Ease menopause symptoms
Aerobics may ease menopause symptoms: study
In a small study of Finnish women who had recently entered menopause, those who stuck to an aerobic exercise program for six months were less likely to report night sweats, mood swings and irritability, than women who didn’t exercise.
The study authors say that their results could serve as an alternative to hormone replacement therapy for quelling bothersome menopause symptoms.
Exercise also reduces symptoms of ageing. The exercise in the study included walking, jogging, cycling, swimming and aerobics.
The study followed four lots of fifty minute sessions of exercise, each week.
(Menopause, Feb 13th 2012)