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What to Eat During Menopause

The Best Foods for Symptom Relief

Hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, weight gain, sleep disturbances and more: Menopause can bring a host of dreaded symptoms, but by adding these key foods to your diet, you can give your body the essential nutrients it needs to cope with the symptoms of this life transition.

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Medically Reviewed By: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS | Last Review Date:

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