Menopause and Role of Antioxidants, Calcium and Exercises

Satwant Kaur, Swaran Kaur, Niti Mittal
2014 IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences  
Objective: To study the role of antioxidants, calcium and exercises in menopausal women. Method: In this pilot study fifty postmenopausal women were selected and they supplemented with antioxidents, calcium and adviced weight bearing exercises for three months. Thier menopausal symptoms,lipid profiles and BMD were assessed. Results: Antioxidants, calcium and exercises reduced stress, elevate mood and enhance energy. Exercise and calcium supplementation have synergestic effect on bone denisty
more » ... on bone denisty Conclusion: Adequate supplementation of antioxidants, calcium along with exercises there is improvement in lipid profile, alleviation of menopausal symptoms and impruvment in bone health.
doi:10.9790/0853-13546668 fatcat:57tqyg75lna2fjprcw7ukd4n5q