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9 things menopausal women should know

Menopause usually begins at age 51, causing many changes in the body, making women more prone to weight gain, osteoporosis, or hot flashes. Menopause is the absence of a period for a year. The symptoms of menopause are the result of decreased production of estrogen and progesterone in the ovaries. Common symptoms are hot flashes, […]

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Irregular periods can reduce life expectancy

Women with irregular or prolonged menstrual cycles have a higher risk of dying before the age of 70 from cardiovascular disease and cancer. The research results were published in the journal BMJ on September 30. Analysis conducted by US scientists from 1993 to present, with more than 79,500 women, average age of 37.7 participating. They […]