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A Guide to Endocrinology
A Guide to Endocrinology
Endocrinology is an unfamiliar area of medicine to many people. However, it is during the menopausal transition that you may begin to think about your hormones, mostly…...
A Healthy Weight After Menopause
A Healthy Weight After Menopause
You can be at a healthy weight after menopause but it may take more effort and dedication than it did to stay fit in your younger years....
Basics of Female Reproduction
Basics of Female Reproduction
If you have a good understanding of the basics of female reproduction, the changes occurring during menopause will make much more sense....
Better Skin During Menopause
Better Skin During Menopause
Your skin can change during menopause but there are ways to make it look healthy....
Body Composition Changes After Menopause
Body Composition Changes After Menopause
Body composition does change as we age but you can still maintain a healthy weight during and after menopause through a nutritious diet and regular exercise....
Breast Density Changes from HRT
Breast Density Changes from HRT
Hormone replacement has some benefits but also carries risks. One is a higher risk of breast cancer from increased breast density....
Breast Health After Menopause
Breast Health After Menopause
Breasts change throughout life and menopause is no exception. Find out how to reduce risk factors for breast cancer and maintain healthy breasts after menopause....
Cataract Risk from HRT
Cataract Risk from HRT
A new study links the use of HRT to the formation of cataracts in postmenopausal women. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of HRT as your menopause…...
Chemotherapy and Menopause Link
Chemotherapy and Menopause Link
Women who have cancer and undergo chemotherapy may experience menopausal symptoms or menopause as a result of their treatment....
Common Menopause Symptoms
Common Menopause Symptoms
There are many common menopause symptoms and signs such as hot flashes, insomnia, mood swings and irregular periods....
Conditions Associated with Menopause
Conditions Associated with Menopause
Conditions such as pelvic surgery are associated with menopause. Others such as cancer are also linked to menopause due to ovarian damage from chemotherapy treatment....
Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Your Bones
Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Your Bones
New research suggests that oestrogen isn't the only hormone that affects bone loss during and after menopause....
How Childbirth Affects Menopause Timing
How Childbirth Affects Menopause Timing
Childbirth and breastfeeding could influence when you reach menopause....
How Ethnicity Affects Menopause
How Ethnicity Affects Menopause
Researchers have found that ethnicity can influence the symptoms of menopause. Which ones are you most likely to experience?...
HRT and Kidney Stones
HRT and Kidney Stones
A recent study suggests that hormone replacement therapy (HRT) could increase a woman's risk of developing kidney stones....
Lung Cancer and Anti-Oestrogen Drugs
Lung Cancer and Anti-Oestrogen Drugs
Hormones such as oestrogen seem to affect the risks of dying from lung cancer. Could anti-oestrogens have the opposite effect?...
Menopause and Bone Health
Menopause and Bone Health
Oestrogen losses that occur just prior to menopause and afterwards are linked with bone density loss, which can lead to osteoporosis. Take measures now to help protect…...
Menstruation Patterns During Menopause
Menstruation Patterns During Menopause
Menstrual patterns vary as a woman approaches menopause. They may become erratic or a woman's cycle and flow can change in comparison with her younger years....
Oestrogen and Vascular Disease
Oestrogen and Vascular Disease
Oestrogen can help vascular health but also trigger cancer growth. A new molecule might help by only activating the parts that enhance vascular health....
Predicting Menopause from the Womb
Predicting Menopause from the Womb
New research suggests that what happens in the womb can influence the timing of menopause....
Understanding the Sex Hormones
Understanding the Sex Hormones
Sex hormones occur in both women and men, but in varying amounts. Understanding how these hormones work can help you to understand the changes that occur as you…...
What Causes Menopause?
What Causes Menopause?
When the ovaries essentially 'run out' of functioning eggs, menopause occurs....
When Does Menopause Occur?
When Does Menopause Occur?
Most women will experience menopause around the average age of fifty-one but there are factors that can predispose a woman to early menopause....
Why More Women Today Experience Early Menopause
Why More Women Today Experience Early Menopause
More women today are experiencing an early menopause. Researchers are working hard to find out why because menopause brings with it numerous health risks to women....
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