Menopause usually begins between the ages of 40 and 58. The average age of menopause is 51. If you have not menstruated for 12 consecutive months, you have graduated from perimenopause to menopause. (If you have had any spotting or bleeding, you must start the clock over.) When our ovaries produce less estrogen, and our […]
Remember that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. In order to be proactive and not reactive about our heart health, we need to educate ourselves on the latest information and studies and discuss them with our menopause specialists. According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Cardiology, women who
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
Microwave Imaging May Be A Better System To Detect Breast Cancer A new study published in the AIP Review of Scientific Instruments states that a microwave imaging system may be a better, cheaper, and safer method to detect breast cancer. Microwave imaging relies upon cancerous and normal tissues’ ability to conduct electricity or sustain an
University Medical Researchers Find Connection Between Estrogen Receptors and Heart Disease in Post-Menopausal Women
University Medical Researchers Find Connection Between Estrogen Receptors and Heart Disease in Post-Menopausal Women Researchers from Western University set out to discover why some women were more prone to heart disease than others. They found that an estrogen receptor, previously shown to regulate blood pressure in women, also plays a role in regulating LDL cholesterol.