Menopause and It’s Social Determinants in Health

Marital Status and number of Pregnancy and Childbirth.

Married women have a better general health status than single women. According to research, unmarried women not only experience menopause at an earlier age, the experience more severe symptoms in menopause compared to married ones.

LIFESTYLE

Sociocultural factors can affect a women’s lifestyle and nutrition.

FOOD

Decreased incidence of menopausal complications in Japan due to an increased consumption of soy and phytoestrogens

EXERCISE

Less prevalence of menopausal depression among athlete women

BMI

Delay in menopause for women with high BMI due to the likely production of endogenous estradiol and estrogen

SOCIAL SUPPORT

According to studies, emotional support from husbands can reduce depression and anxiety and improve social relationships in menopause.

EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC SITUATION

Improving the financial position of a women improves the quality of life in menopause due to increased access to health care and services, as well as receiving counselling to manage menopausal symptoms.

CULTURAL FACTORS

Religion has a positive impact on menopause as several studies examined the role or prayers for the acceptance of life crisis.

INFOGRAPHICS

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