Women are often concerned that their oestrogen levels are low, but it is not the actual level that is as important as where the progesterone level is in relation to it. Treating low progesterone levels is just as important when dealing with your symptoms.
At menopause the risk for heart disease in women rises, but keeping your heart healthy with these simple dietary tips can help.
Women get protection from their hormones for reducing heart attack risk, and it is progesterone that makes the difference.
Even a small amount of exercise will reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer, but sitting down will increase it.
Carbonated and sweetener filled drinks are not going to help you lose weight, but are linked to increased risk for heart disease and Alzheimer’s.
At menopause women are more at risk of heart disease, but there are some simple menu swaps that can make a difference to your heart’s health.
Celebration means chocolate for many of us, and although progesterone is heart protective you can help yourself twice over with a dark chocolate or two!
Women have a greater risk of a stroke than men and bioidentical natural progesterone helps protect women from heart disease – but so too can citrus fruit.
Guidelines on long term HRT use confirm increased health risks particularly for cancer, heart attack and strokes. Bioidentical hormones have no such risk and are effective for menopausal symptoms.
Keeping your heart healthy with progesterone is a great start, but knowing your ‘heart age’ with a free online assessment could help you see if are at risk.