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Menopause-related estrogen fluctuations raise stress levels, postmenopausal depression increases diabetes and heart disease risk

By: Emily Lunardo | Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:30 PM
menopause and depression in women

Estrogen fluctuations associated with menopause raise the levels of and susceptibility to stress, while postmenopausal depression increases the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Estradiol (a form of estrogen) fluctuates during menopause transition, causing heightened emotional sensitivity to stress. When… Read More

Menopause hot flashes vary

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Menopause hot flashes vary

Hot flashes associated with menopause are not experienced the same way by all women, according to the latest findings. Nearly 80 percent of menopausal women get hot flashes or night sweats, but timing and duration of these symptoms vary depending… Read More

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