Articles for topic: stroke
As someone who has suffered a TIA, I have more than a passing interest in stroke risk but I didn’t realise how much difference simply being a woman made.
Although women have a lower risk of stroke during middle age than men, menopause is when many women develop cardiovascular risk factors, and during the 10 years after menopause, the risk of stroke roughly doubles in women.
Libido can be tricky to get right, but there are some factors you may not have considered.
Staying healthy is all about the right diet and lifestyle, so these are great choices to help you do that.
80% of strokes occur in women and the risk increases at menopause. Look for the warning signs, and learn what you can do to protect yourself.
Risks for heart attack and stroke increase at menopause, so here are ways to help.
As more women are being taken off HRT, many are given antidepressants to help with symptoms, but a simpler, more natural solution lies in getting your hormone balance right.
Every year, strokes kill twice as many women as breast cancer. What’s more, women can have different stroke symptoms than men.