Menopause: An age related lifestyle phenomenon
Many illnesses in societies across the world are lifestyle influenced, generally. They could emerge from occupational predispositions, hobby engagements, dietary habits as well as participation in social activities that define religious and spiritual interactive living. Research has shown where blood pressure levels were distinctly related to life style issues within a certain community and culture. (Ejike, et al. 2008).
As such, the role of the nurse, as an educator, inevitably, should embrace considerations of lifestyle infringements on health status in relation to health promotion practices. Importantly, health promotion