Tag: menopause

Menopause hits women in their early to mid-50s the hardest; becomes easier later

November 10, 2017

Menopause symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats impact on the quality of life for women in their early-to-mid-50s the most, a small U.S. study suggests. Women age 60 or older had better overall quality of life scores and fewer complaints about memory problems and physical symptoms, researchers report in Maturitas, but they still […]

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Drinking moderately is good for your bones

July 13, 2012

DRINKING a moderate amount of alcohol as part of a healthy lifestyle may benefit women’s bone health, lowering their risk of developing osteoporosis, researchers say. The research assessed the effects of alcohol withdrawal on bone turnover in postmenopausal women who drank one or two drinks per day several times a week. Researchers at Oregon State […]

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