Longer exposure to estrogen may reduce the risk of stroke after menopause

Credit: Rattankun Thongbun/Getty Images Postmenopausal women with higher cumulative estrogen exposure have a reduced risk of stroke compared to women with lower exposure, according to results from a China Kadoorie Biobank study. Taking into account factors such as reproductive longevity (from first menstruation to menopause), use of oral contraceptives, number of births and duration of […]

7 signs of perimenopause in women over 40

Menopause is considered the final phase of menstruation. You are said to be in your menopause phase when you go 12 months without a menstrual cycle due to loss of ovarian function in your 40s and 50s. Despite the fact that it is a natural aging process just like puberty, every woman affected by it […]

Why Midlife Can Put You at Risk for New Eating Disorders

By Denise Mann HealthDay reporter (health day) MONDAY, Jan. 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Most people think of eating disorders like anorexia or bulimia as a teenage affliction, but a new study finds that older women are also susceptible, particularly during menopause. The Main Cause of Eating Disorders in Older Women? Physical dissatisfaction, the researchers […]

Healthcare after menopause

Nepal has achieved significant reductions in maternal mortality over the past three decades, building on years of societal transformation through political change, development activities and the availability of health care. Some other conditions that affect women’s health, such as pelvic organ prolapse (collapsed uterus), have also received attention from the government and its partners in […]

An expert describes advantages and disadvantages

By Cara Murez Health Day Reporter (Health Day) TUESDAY, Jan. 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) — For women experiencing menopausal symptoms without any sign of relief in sight, it doesn’t have to be. A women’s health expert offers some suggestions for managing symptoms during this time of life when the menstrual cycle ends. “We sometimes hear […]

5 proven natural remedies for menopause

If you’re going through menopause, you’re probably well acquainted with the hot flashes, mood swings, vaginal dryness, weight gain, and insomnia that come with “the change.” These symptoms can range from mildly unpleasant to downright insidious and can last anywhere from seven to fourteen years – in some cases to the detriment of our mental […]

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