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Heart disease risk higher in early menopause

By: Emily Lunardo | Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Heart disease risk higher in early menopause

There is a higher risk of heart disease and early death among women who experience early menopause. Dutch researchers reviewed 32 studies involving over 300,000 women. They compared women younger than 45 at the start of menopause and women who Read More

Menopause and its effect on cholesterol levels

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Menopause and its effect on cholesterol levels

Menopause seems to have an effect on cholesterol levels. While estrogen supports high levels of HDL (good) cholesterol during a woman’s reproductive years, once she goes through menopause, her estrogen levels decrease. So do the levels of HDL cholesterol, allowing… Read More

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