Michael Jackson may have sung "it don't matter if you're black or white," but when it comes to prescribing hormone therapy, it appears that race may definitely matter. That is according to a new study, presented at the 2023 Annual Meeting of The Menopause Society in Philadelphia September 27–30, that found even though Black patients have more menopause symptoms, they receive less treatment.
Menopausal women who experience frequent hot flashes during sleep may be at elevated risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.In a new study, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Illinois also report that the more hot flashes a woman has, the higher the risk of developing Alzheimer’s.
Obesity has already been associated with a number of adverse health conditions and can interfere with a person's quality of life. A new study, presented at the 2023 Annual Meeting of The Menopause Society in Philadelphia, September 27–30, suggests that in addition to these other problems, it may also worsen a woman's menopause symptoms and limit the amount of relief she gets from hormone therapy (HT).
A new study investigated the association between the menopause stage and cerebral hemodynamics during typical aging. The study results presented during the 2023 Annual Meeting of The Menopause Society in Philadelphia September 27–30, are part of a presentation entitled "Effect of menopause stage on cerebral hemodynamics during typical aging."
Abdominal cramps after menopause may feel like menstrual cramps, but they often have a different cause. While menstrual cramps typically occur because of contractions in the uterus, cramps after menopause could signify an underlying condition such as endometriosis, fibroids, or gastrointestinal issues.