Top News: #Menopause

Here are the top read news for #Menopause:


gettyimages-175819088-800x533Menopause reversal restores periods and produces fertile eggs:

The team says its technique has restarted periods in menopausal women, including one who had not menstruated in five years. If the results hold up to wider scrutiny, the technique may boost declining fertility in older women, allow women with early menopause to get pregnant, and help stave off the detrimental health effects of menopause: Read more

 

 


well_run-tmagArticleExercise May Ease Hot Flashes, Provided It’s Vigorous:

As estrogen levels drop with the onset of menopause, many women become less adept, physiologically, at dealing with changes to internal and external temperatures. The result, famously, is the hot flash (also known as a hot flush), during which women can feel sudden, overwhelming heat and experience copious sweating, a problem that in some cases can linger for years: Read more

 


imrs.phpRisk factors for heart disease increase before menopause:

Risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and stroke increase more quickly than expected in the years preceding menopause, according to new research, and the risk factors seem to be more prominent in black women. Metabolic syndrome describes a constellation of risk of factors that contribute to cardiovascular disease, including a large waist, high triglyceride levels, high blood pressure and high blood sugar when fasting: Read more

 


Marcia-feature.recentMiddle age + weight challenges:

Weight management is challenging in our “middle-age” years. Whether because of genetics, aging, hormones, lifestyle, or “life changes,” it is tough for many to lose weight and harder to keep from re-gaining it in these years. While many men deal with similar issues, women face the additional mid-life challenge of menopause. Is mid-life weight gain inevitable, permanent, irreversible? Or are some of the factors temporary and can be better managed?: Read more

 

 


shutterstock_141478618Long-term Outcomes of Preventing Premature Menopause During Chemo:

The authors write that these results, together with the findings of another study (POEMS-SWOG S0230), “indicate that, in addition to fertility preservation strategies such as embryo and oocyte cryopreservation, temporary ovarian suppression with LHRHa is an option to preserve ovarian function in premenopausal women with early stage breast cancer receiving adjuvant chemotherapy.”: Read more

 

 

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