Menopause News and Research

What Do the Revised Physical Activity Guidelines Mean for You?
11/26/2018 - Revised physical activity guidelines indicate that any and all physical activity is essential to promoting good health, especially for those with metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes, and to improve balance..
Estrogen Therapy Is Underused in Women in Their 40s and 50s, Due to Outdated Thinking
05/14/2017 - Many women, and even some doctors, are basing fears of estrogen therapy (ET) on outdated research and are underutilizing estrogen when it’s safely indicated to ease menopausal symptoms in women in their 40s, 50s, according to research presented at the 26th Annual meeting of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.  
Endocrine Society Warns Against Use of Custom Compounded Bioidentical Hormones
04/06/2016 - Doctors should avoid prescribing compounded hormone medications to treat menopausal symptoms, female sexual dysfunction and other hormonal conditions, according to a recent scientific statement by the Endocrine Society.   
Exercise Reduces Hot Flashes and Other Menopause Symptoms
03/04/2016 - Leading a sedentary life is linked to more severe hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms, according to a new study that surveyed women in Central and South America.
Earlier Age at Menopause Linked to Chemicals in Common Household Products and the Environment
05/03/2015 - Women with high levels of certain chemicals in their body experience menopause 2 to 4 years earlier than women with lower levels of chemicals known as endocrine-disrupting chemicals. These chemicals are found in the environment as well as common household items and beauty products.
 

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