Articles for topic: heart disease
Many women find at menopause that their blood pressure creeps up. It may be added weight, less exercise or thyroid problems but your health will benefit by helping reduce it naturally.
Hormone balance at menopause helps with weight loss and reducing your risk for diabetes, strokes and heart disease.
80% of strokes occur in women and the risk increases at menopause. Look for the warning signs, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Heart disease is the number one killer for women and protecting your heart with bioidentical progesterone is helpful but so is being aware what is true, and what isn’t. Harvard Medical School offers a handy guide.
A new front runner for risk has emerged and that is a lack of physical activity – greater even than being overweight – and hormone balance also has a part to play in reducing that risk at menopause.
Confusing synthetic progestins found in HRT with bioidentical progesterone has led to some wrong assumptions about the effectiveness and safety of the hormone and hidden its real benefits to women.
Easter means chocolate, and although progesterone is heart protective you can help yourself twice over with a dark chocolate egg!
Women have 55% more strokes than men and the rate among younger women is up by 40% due to some unique risk factors.
High blood pressure is common as we age, but long-term use may pose a problem for older women. Progesterone supports both blood pressure and breast health so supplementing may be the answer.
A frequently asked question is if bioidentical natural progesterone can be used alongside hypertension medication. Yes it can, and here’s why, together with some natural help.