Symptoms of menopause can often last for many years

Menopause is a natural biological occurrence signalling the end of a woman’s ability to reproduce. This happens with the end of her last menstrual period. Medically, menopause is said to happen 12 months after a woman menstruates for the final time. Menopause is a normal part of a woman’s life, just like puberty. Even though […]

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4 biological changes in women as they enter their early 30’s

4 biological changes in women as they enter their early 30’s

Bone mass begins to reduce gradually Aging leads to a natural decline in bone mass, which peaks during your 20s. The loss can put people at higher risk of osteoporosis, a condition where the bones become fragile and can break easily. Due to hormonal factors and smaller bones, women are generally more susceptible to it […]

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Perimenopause often signals beginning of sexual dysfunction, finds study

A new study indicates that sexual dysfunction increases by nearly 30% during perimenopause, and vaginal dryness most often has the greatest effect on desire, arousal, lubrication, and overall satisfaction. Study results were published this week in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). There are many factors that can negatively affect sexual […]

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Menopausal changes to female heart happen earlier than thought

These small, underappreciated changes have potential implications for protecting women’s hearts by introducing the use of hormone replacement therapy earlier. “We found the window of opportunity for using the therapy likely begins much earlier than previously believed,” said Prof Glen Pyle, senior author of the study. It’s long been known that young women have a […]

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Menopause: Effective diet tips to help you ease your transition

There is no question that perimenopause and menopause mark a time of change and adaptation for the body. Moreover, the extent or severity of accompanying symptoms depends on a variety of factors ranging from genetics to lifestyle habits. Hot flashes, one of the most common symptoms linked to menopause, was believed to occur due to […]

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Going through menopause? You might be at the risk of having Alzheimer’s

The study was carried out by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine – the biomedical research unit and medical school of Cornell University – in New York City, NY, in collaboration with scientists at the University of Arizona Health Sciences in Tucson. Dr Lisa Mosconi, from Weill Cornell Medicine, is the lead author of the study, […]

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