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Health Tip: Exercise Can Help Manage Menopause

Last Updated: June 04, 2012.

(HealthDay News) -- After menopause, women are more likely than before to have heart disease or develop osteoporosis, the American Council on Exercise says.

The council says aerobic and weight-bearing forms of exercise can decrease a person's risk of:

  • Heart disease.
  • Osteoporosis.
  • Anxiety and depression.
  • Losing too much weight.

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