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Assessment of Calcium Status among Postmenopausal Women

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 9)

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Page : 1466-1468

Keywords : Ovarian follicle; Amenorrhoea; Questionnaire; Anthropometry; Physiological changes; Counselling;

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Menopause is the permanent cessation of menstruation resulting in the loss of ovarian follicle development, a period when the endocrine, biological, and clinical features of approaching menopause. Menopause is usually a natural change. Menopause typically occurs between 49 and 52 years of age. Menopause is the time around which the menstrual cycle and endocrine changes occur. Medical professionals often define menopause as having occurred when a woman has not had any vaginal bleeding for a year. It may also be defined by a decrease in hormone production by the ovaries. The objective of the present study is to assess the nutritional status of postmenopausal women. Nutrition plays a vital role in the quality of life in postmenopausal women. A Questionnaire was designed to collect the data about general information, medical history, dietary information, food frequency table, 24 hours of dietary recall, and anthropometric measurements. The women were counseled and educated to consume the foods rich in antioxidants, calcium, and iron and to change the lifestyle from sedentary to active life.

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