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Menopause is the time in a woman's life when her period stops. It usually occurs naturally, most often after age 45. Menopause happens because the woman's ovary stops producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone.
Major review suggests link between female sex hormones and allergies, asthma

Major review suggests link between female sex hormones and allergies, asthma

UTA professor wins grant to study link between fat storage in the heart and cardiovascular disease

UTA professor wins grant to study link between fat storage in the heart and cardiovascular disease

Climbing stairs reduces hypertension and strengthens muscles, find study

Climbing stairs reduces hypertension and strengthens muscles, find study

Stair climbing lowers blood pressure and builds leg strength in postmenopausal women

Stair climbing lowers blood pressure and builds leg strength in postmenopausal women

Researchers reveal several risk factors that elevate stroke risk among women

Researchers reveal several risk factors that elevate stroke risk among women

Breast cancer treatments increase the risk of heart disease, warns the AHA

Breast cancer treatments increase the risk of heart disease, warns the AHA

New scientific statement reveals shared risk factors and cardiotoxic effects of cancer therapy

New scientific statement reveals shared risk factors and cardiotoxic effects of cancer therapy

Exploring the Future of Breast Cancer Risk Assessment

Exploring the Future of Breast Cancer Risk Assessment

Breastfeeding for longer protects mothers from hypertension, finds study

Breastfeeding for longer protects mothers from hypertension, finds study

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of hypertension

Breastfeeding linked to lower risk of hypertension

Rheumatoid arthritis found to worsen during and after menopause, study says

Rheumatoid arthritis found to worsen during and after menopause, study says

Women with rheumatoid arthritis suffer greater decline in physical function after menopause

Women with rheumatoid arthritis suffer greater decline in physical function after menopause

Sublingual supplements better than capsules, says Victoria Health pharmacist

Sublingual supplements better than capsules, says Victoria Health pharmacist

Research highlights decreasing trend in traditional hysterectomy

Research highlights decreasing trend in traditional hysterectomy

Paleolithic diet helps overweight women maintain weight loss

Paleolithic diet helps overweight women maintain weight loss

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Women do not receive timely diagnosis for heart disease

Starting menstruation early increases risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke in later life

Starting menstruation early increases risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke in later life

FAU researchers show that fiber-rich diet has positive effect on inflammatory joint diseases

FAU researchers show that fiber-rich diet has positive effect on inflammatory joint diseases

Cortical bone loss may contribute to fractures in post-menopausal women

Cortical bone loss may contribute to fractures in post-menopausal women

Women undergoing hysterectomy have risk of long-term disease, study shows

Women undergoing hysterectomy have risk of long-term disease, study shows