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How can social support benefit me during the menopause transition?

Boosting social support during and after the menopause transition is important on many levels. Positive connections can serve as a buffer to stress and anger. When we are socially isolated, we are at a greater risk of heart disease and depression. When we feel committed to work, the family, friends, home life, and the community, we become more resilient. Reaching out to friends can dramatically affect our moods and our lives.

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

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Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

FROM THE EDITORS OF THE CLASSIC "BIBLE OF WOMEN'S HEALTH," A TRUSTWORTHY, UP-TO-DATE GUIDE TO HELP EVERY WOMAN NAVIGATE THE MENOPAUSE TRANSITION For decades, millions of women have relied on Our...

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