In this randomized clinical trial, 154 sedentary, symptomatic women were randomly assigned to an aerobic training or a control group. The intervention included unsupervised aerobic training for 50 minutes four times weekly for 24 weeks, whereas the control group attended health lectures twice a month.  Night sweats, mood swings, and irritability were reduced more among the women in the intervention group than in the control group.

Moilanen JM, Mikkola TS, Raitanen JA, et al. Effect of aerobic training on menopausal symptoms-a randomized controlled trial. Menopause. 2012; published online Feb 13.

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