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Taking hormone therapy pills long-term may increase Alzheimer’s risk

Taking hormone therapy pills long-term may increase Alzheimer’s risk

A new study links a small increased risk in Alzheimer’s for postmenopausal women who have been taking oral hormone therapy long-term. Though previous studies have pointed to hormone therapy reduces the risk of vascular dementia, it doesn’t seem to provide this benefit against Alzheimer’s. The increased risk isn’t a cause for alarm and oral hormone...

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Foods to eat for better management of hormonal changes in middle age

Foods to eat for better management of hormonal changes in middle age

Women in their 40s start to experience hormonal changes during perimenopause with symptoms like night sweats, depression, irregular periods and others. While in this stage in their lives, there are recommended foods that women can incorporate in their diets. Among these are foods rich in protein, calcium, omega 3, and vegetables. There’s a phase in...

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How To Reduce Your Symptoms Of Menopause

How To Reduce Your Symptoms Of Menopause

For every woman experiencing the discomforts of menopause symptoms, a Mayo Clinic research suggests mindfulness as a solution to help lower symptoms. Mindfulness is a mental state that focuses on the present via meditation and breathing exercises, and is proven to lessen stress, according to previous studies. While mindfulness doesn’t reduce the volume of symptoms,...

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Mindfulness Meditation May Help Alleviate Menopause-Related Symptoms

Mindfulness Meditation May Help Alleviate Menopause-Related Symptoms

A new study from Mayo Clinic discovered mindfulness can counteract symptoms of menopause including stress management. Mindfulness is focusing one’s awareness on the present moment without being concerned about future results. Female participants who employed mindfulness were found to reduce their stress levels. A new tool for women to overcome menopause symptoms is provided in...