Severe menopause symptoms often accompany premature ovarian insufficiency

CLEVELAND, Ohio (Jan. 20, 2021)–Hot flashes, insomnia, and vaginal dryness are commonly reported symptoms that accompany the menopause transition. A new study suggests that such symptoms–especially psychological and sexual problems–are worse for women who have premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) than for women undergoing natural menopause. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal […]

Heart disease risk in women increases leading up to menopause; early intervention is key

DALLAS, Nov. 30, 2020 — The menopause transition, the years leading up to menopause, is a time of increasing heart disease risk for women. Monitoring women’s health and lifestyle, while integrating early intervention strategies for good cardiovascular health, are important, especially during midlife and during menopause to help prevent heart disease, according to a new […]