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Perimenopause, Menopause and Post-Menopause Testing

Do you think you might be beginning your menopausal journey? Time to find a good menopause specialist!  I can’t stress this enough!  This healthcare professional is your menopause business partner.  You want to find a smart specialist who is up on the latest information about this time in your life. In spite of the fact that …

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Menopause Diminishes Impact of Good Cholesterol

New study shows women more vulnerable to artery hardening during menopause  Hardening of the arteries, typically occurs as the result of high blood pressure, smoking and/or cholesterol. HDL, the “good cholesterol” has well-documented benefits in protecting against the hardening process which can lead to heart attacks and strokes.  Recently, medical professionals have theorized that these benefits …

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FDA Approves A New Class of Lipid-Lowering Drugs – PCSK9 Inhibitors

Heart Health News!! One out of three American adults is estimated to have high LDL cholesterol, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Elevated LDL cholesterol is recognized as a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, which remains the leading cause of death worldwide.   In the United States, 1 in 4 women dies …

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