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Women who go into early menopause are twice as likely to suffer from coronary heart disease and stroke.
The Endocrine Society commissioned Lake Research Partners to conduct a national survey of 424 internal medicine, family practice and OB/GYN physicians about their attitudes and experiences related to treating menopausal symptoms.
The hot flashes and night sweats that most women experience early in menopause are not linked to increased levels of cardiovascular disease risk markers unless the symptoms persist or start many years after menopause begins.
Estrogen-deficient, postmenopausal women who have had their uterus removed appear to have stiffer arteries compared to similar women who have not had a hysterectomy.
Letter grades can be seen in schools, restaurants, and, now, even medical treatments. The U.S. Preventive Task Force recently gave hormone replacement therapy a grade D recommendation.
Nationwide poll found 7 out of 10 women suffering from menopausal symptoms are not treated
Women who go through the menopause early are nearly twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life.
Breast cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in women, and is the leading cause of death in women under 50 in the United States.
Women who underwent surgery to remove their ovaries before the age of 45 years were more likely to have arthritis and low bone mineral density compared with women with intact ovaries.
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