It’s still unclear whether HRT can protect brain function and prevent dementia.
A sudden uptick in demand for HRT may be one reason behind the sudden shortages.
Age is no longer the only definition of midlife. An expert in aging explains why.
Around 10% of women stop having periods and see the end of their fertile years much earlier than expected.
The symptoms of menopause, which can include sleep disturbance, depression, anxiety and ‘brain fog’ can span perimenopause and last for up to ten years.
A new wave of productions are proving that there is power and possibility in the menopause
Hormonal changes that occur during menopause can alter the way fat is deposited in the body, but weight gain associated with menopause is more likely to be a by-product of ageing.
Science shows that many perimenopausal miseries — such as hot flashes, night sweats and trouble sleeping — are caused by excess or variable estrogen, not by “estrogen deficiency.”
Without doing more exercise or cutting down on food, most women will gain weight as they go through menopause. But it’s not inevitable.
Childhood, adolescence, pregnancy, menopause, 75+: how your diet should change with each stage of life.
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Once you get older, the focus moves to trying not to lose your muscle tissue. So as you age, your protein requirements actually start to go up.
We found that women who had sex at least weekly or monthly were less likely to enter into early menopause compared to women who engaged in sexual activity less often.
Your GP will discuss the risks and benefits of menopausal hormone therapy, taking into account a host of factors.
Menopausal women who were abused as children experience more hot flushes while sleeping than those who were not abused, according to recent research.
While evidence has indicated women who take menopausal hormone therapy have a marginally increased risk of breast cancer, it’s equally important we talk about the benefits of the treatment.
Struggling with menopause symptoms? New research shows that who you live with may be partially to blame.
Women will experience symptoms in the time leading up to menopause. This period is known as perimenopause.
A study published recently in The Lancet indicated menopausal hormone therapy is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. How can we interpret the results?
Don’t get too excited about the prospect of freezing ovarian tissue to postpone menopause. The costs, risks and unknowns are likely to outweigh the potential benefits.
Research in mice shows that estrogen replacement therapy has the greatest chance of reducing cardiovascular disease risk if it is begun soon after menopause.
There is no treatment for osteoporosis, which affects millions of people and costs billions of euros every year. What if the solution was in the bile? Explanations.