However you choose to manage your menopause symptoms, your lifestyle choices are going to be the cornerstone of any treatment plan you choose.

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and other complementary and alternative treatments can all be very helpful, but the transition to menopause is a good time to review your lifestyle. Not only can this help manage menopausal symptoms in the short term, it can lay the foundations for good health through perimenopause, menopause, and the years to come.

The resources on this page offer evidence-based, peer reviewed information to women and their partners.

BMS TV – Menopause: Weight gain, nutrition and lifestyle

Nigel Denby, Registered Dietician, answers a number of Frequently Asked Questions relating to nutrition, exercise, weight gain and overall well-being.

Menopause: Continuing the conversation – A holistic approach to menopause

HRT is often the first port of call for menopausal symptoms – The British Nutrition Foundation’s Sara Stanner explains how a holistic approach can make a difference.