Women going through menopause experience fluctuating hormones that can cause a wide range of symptoms with differing levels of severity among sufferers. When women begin looking for ways that may be able to help alleviate menopausal symptoms many start looking for a medication that can help balance the hormones and reduce the symptoms.
The below infographic details 10 risks for heart disease in women.
They include obesity, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety, depression, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, smoking, low levels of estrogen, birth control pills and lack of physical fitness.
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Women in menopause undergo a wide variety of symptoms including memory loss, hot flashes and night sweats, and loss of libido and vaginal dryness. Often overlooked are the cognitive issues that can plague women during this period. These include short-term memory loss and a condition some women refer to as “brain fog.” Continue reading "Memory Loss During Menopause"
Menopause Myths include that fact that many people think that hot flashes are the first sign of menopause.
Is this true or is it a myth?
While it is true that menopause often results in hot flashes, one-fourth of all women do not experience any hot flashes as they go through menopause.
There are other menopause myths that circulate in the mainstream media and as folklore. Continue reading "8 Common Menopause Myths"