More than half of the women between age 50 and 64 reported being sexually active but nearly a third of them said menopause symptoms interfered,
Despite the fear and negativity surrounding the use of vaginal estrogen, it is safe and effective for the treatment of vaginal dryness in most postmenopausal women.
Changes in the length of a woman’s menstrual cycle in the years just prior to menopause can offer clues to their risk of developing heart disease.
Cases of Broken Heart syndrome have been increasing, especially among women 50 and older, according to a study published recently by the Journal of the American Heart Association.
Even when patients are diagnosed with increased fracture risk, many choose not to take medication because of concerns about rare risks that are often sensationalized in the media.
While almost half of all women develop high blood pressure before the age of 60, symptoms including hot flushes and palpitations are often attributed to menopause.