Why Health Risks Increase During Menopause
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Why Health Risks Increase During Menopause

Women have a higher life expectancy than men. A large part of this is the protective effects of estrogen. After menopause we lose that protection and our health risks increase. But there are other reasons for the increase in health risks and there are things you can do to reduce the risks. This information is…

Inflammation and Menopause
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Inflammation and Menopause

You are probably familiar with inflammation as the red bump from a mosquito bite or the swelling of a sprained ankle. This is an example of good inflammation. However, inflammation can become chronic which has several bad consequences. For women who are menopausal, the effects of inflammation can be especially important. What is inflammation? Inflammation…

5 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy During Menopause
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5 Ways To Keep Your Brain Healthy During Menopause

Once women start experiencing the effects of brain fog during menopause they likely start to wonder if dementia is the next step. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to help reduce your chances of developing dementia and keep you feeling mentally sharp as you get older. Many women experience brain fog during menopause…