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Women Going through Menopause Are at High Risk of Heart Disease

Women transitioning through menopause are at higher risk for heart disease, according to the Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN). This research adds to the growing evidence that menopause is a critical time for changes in cardiovascular health. The study helps to underscore the importance of women and their doctors focusing on heart health during ...click here to read more

Premature Menopause Raises Risk of Developing Chronic Problems in Their 60s

Changes in a woman’s body in the years around menopause could raise the risk for certain health problems. But new research shows that women who experience premature menopause are almost three times more likely to develop chronic health problems in their 60s compared to women who experience menopause in their early 50s. These health issues ...click here to read more

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Female Veterans with PTSD Linked to Increased Heart Disease Risk

New research shows that female veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a higher risk of heart disease compared to female veterans without PTSD. These findings are part of preliminary research that was presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia. The study outlines how females with PTSD have a higher risk of ...click here to read more

Menopause before Age 40 May Increase Risk of Heart Conditions

Women who experience menopause before age 40 may be at higher risk for several heart conditions, according to a new study. The preliminary research was presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions, an annual premier global exchange of the latest advances in cardiovascular science for researchers and clinicians. This study is the largest, single ...click here to read more

Fruit May Help You Fight Back against Diverticulitis

New research is showing that fiber—but not all fiber—may prevent or tame a painful gastrointestinal condition suffered by more than 50 percent of women. Published recently in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, a study found that women who consumed more fiber-rich fruits and cereals had a reduced chance of developing diverticulitis, a common and painful ...click here to read more

Tips to Gracefully Handle Menopause

A lot of “bad” can happen during menopause. Between the hot flashes, fatigue, and weight fluctuations, the lack of stability can be challenging to digest. And although these symptoms are natural and potentially unavoidable, there are things you can do to get through it a little easier. Diet and fitness can make your transition through ...click here to read more

Is the TV in Your Room a Major Health Risk?

If you’re falling asleep to the nightly news or the latest episode of Chicago, it could be wreaking havoc on your health. A new analysis is showing a host of dangers associated with nighttime television watching from the comfort of your bed. It’s not the programming or the set itself that causes any harm. The ...click here to read more

New Study: Public Awareness Essential to Save Women from Cardiac Arrest

A brand-new study published in the European Heart Journal highlights some major gender discrepancies in the effects of cardiac arrest. And it seems like the best way to close the gap is with public awareness. The study indicated that women were less likely to be identified as suffering from cardiac arrest, were given immediate treatment—CPR ...click here to read more

Mindfulness Helps Lower Menopausal Symptoms and Stress in Women

Mindfulness helps lower menopausal symptoms and stress in women, according to research findings. Specifically, the researchers highlighted that being mindful showed benefits for menopausal women who struggled with irritability, anxiety, and depression. Study lead author Richa Sood explained, “In this study, we found that midlife women with higher mindfulness scores experienced fewer menopausal symptoms. These ...click here to read more