Doc Talk: Managing menopause

Having a healthy diet and exercising regularly can help a woman relieve menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats

Madam Lee was in her late 40s when she first told me about the irregular frequency of her menstrual periods a few years back. She had no other symptoms then.

However, soon after the consultation, she began experiencing hot flushes and night sweats, which led to many weeks of sleepless nights.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 06, 2019, with the headline 'Managing menopause'. Print Edition | Subscribe