Menopause News Flash: research, news and information
According to new research presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 65th Annual Meeting, women who undergo surgery to have both of their ovaries removed (called oophorectomy) before they experience natural menopause and experience surgical menopause can show a decline in cognitive ability. The research also found that women on hormone replacement therapy showed slower decline.
Heart Disease is the #1 killer of women. The study, published in The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, revealed the risk for heart disease doubles for women who enter menopause early before the age of 46. Learn more here.
Is menopause affecting your sex life?
Dr. Lauren Streicher talks about menopause and weight gain – muffin top anyone????
The Lighter Side:
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Well, it’s January, which means that everyone is tightening their purse-strings, and eating IN instead of OUT. What could make a better giveaway than some awesome cookware from Pampered Chef? Please take a minute to enter my giveaway contest– you might be very happy come February!
menopause on stage
Don’t miss Menopause the Musical – a show celebrating menopause and women. Save $5 on tickets for the for the fall shows by using the promo code REDHOT! There is a limit of four tickets per person. This offer is not valid on previous purchases or premium seats, and cannot be combined with any other offer. Click here for a list of dates and purchase options.