American Heart Association

New evidence cuts through confusion about risks, benefits of hormone therapy

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A major research study in 2002 caused a stir after finding that hormone therapy in older women was associated with elevated risks for heart attack, stroke, breast cancer and blood clots.

The result? Many women gave up the drugs, and some doctors stopped prescribing them.

But new […]

Hot flashes at younger age may signal increased heart risk

Women who have hot flashes earlier in life may have less healthy blood vessels than those who develop the menopausal symptom later in life or not at all, according to two new studies.

Women and their doctors tend to think of hot flashes solely as a quality of life concern. […]

March 5th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Hot flashes at younger age may signal increased heart risk