Articles tagged with: 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.
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.
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.
We know that heart disease is the number 1 health risk for women, but how much do you really know about it?
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.
As HRT use is declining, more women are being prescribed antidepressants at menopause but could there be a hidden risk?
This relates to women having more than 7 grams a day of trans fats, mostly found in processed, baked and fried foods so may be time for a change in diet?
80% of strokes occur in women and the risk increases at menopause. Al well as the normal risks, evidence shows it is linked to HRT use. Look for the warning signs, and learn what you can do to protect yourself.
29 September is World Heart Day so how are you taking care of this vital organ? Women are 3 times more likely to die from heart disease than breast cancer and the risk increases at menopause.
Women worry more about cancer than stroke risk at menopause, but that is when your risk increases most. You can lower that risk with some simple changes in hormone balance, diet and lifestyle.