Tag: "perimenopausal" at medical news
Effectiveness of Hormone Therapy During Menopause
... its kind, on the effects of estrogen therapy with perimenopausal
women. Led by Sanjay Asthana, head of the UW Sec...y on measures of cognition and mood in 720 healthy perimenopausal
women at eight different sites across the country. The main objective of KEEPS is to answer questi...
Genetic Variations Associated With Risk of Venous Thrombosis Identified
... postmenopausal women. Study participants were 349 perimenopausal
and postmenopausal women 30 to 89 years of age who...er 2002. The control group of 1,680 women included perimenopausal
and postmenopausal women of the same age range who had no prior history of deep vein thrombosis or p...
Herbal Supplements Fail to Relieve Hot Flushes
...nical supplements failed to relieve hot flushes in perimenopausal
or postmenopausal women, who participated in the H...ast 12 months. Researchers included women who were perimenopausal
(or in the menopause transition) because most previous studies looked only at postmenopausal women, ...
Hormone Therapy May Improve the Trip Down Memory Lane
...ms that may be of benefit to some women during the perimenopausal
transition or early postmenopause,” says lead author Yolanda R. Smith, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the U-M Medical School. “Other studies have indicated that long-term hormone therapy is not beneficia...
Hot Flashes Could Be Minimized By Rhubarb Extract
...ract could minimize the severity of hot flashes in perimenopausal
women.// Researchers studied 109 perimenopausal
women to determine the usefulness of rhubarb extracts. They gave half the women 4 milligrams of the ...
Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
...he group was subdivided into menopausal (n=30) and perimenopausal
(n=20) women. During the baseline clinic visit, weight and basal temperature were recorded, and PMPW subjectively scored (0=none, 1=mild, 2=moderate 3=severe) the following: § Estrogen-related symptoms (hot flashes, night sweats, sleep disturbances...
Knee Osteoarthritis May Be Triggered By Low Levels Of Estrogen
...in sex hormone estrogen in premenopausal and early perimenopausal
women and how it works in the development of osteo...Arbor, MI, the study included 842 premenopausal or perimenopausal
women from the Southeast Michigan Arthritis Cohort. The women had annual X-rays of both knees along ...
Women With Severe Hot Flashes May Have Increased Chronic Sleep Problem
... percent of the premenopausal women, 79 percent of perimenopausal
women and 39.3 percent of postmenopausal women. Of...d overall dissatisfaction with sleep. One-third of perimenopausal
and postmenopausal women reported that they believed insomnia was related to the development of meno...
Women Afflicted With Dry Eyes As They Approach Menopause
...search has found that 62 percent of menopausal and perimenopausal
women suffer from dry eye.// This symptom occurs more in women than in men and is directly linked to the hormonal imbalances in menopause. Some of the changes that occur are like burning, itching or scratchiness, of the eyes, blurred vision and se...
Perimenopausal Women At Risk For Depression
... the course of the study. "The risk was greater in perimenopausal
women who also had hot flashes, but it was still greatly elevated in those who did not have this and other common symptoms associated with transitioning to menopause," Cohen said. "There is a tendency to dismiss symptoms of depression as part and par...
Menopause in Women May Cause Depression
...s of General Psychiatry. The risk was greater in perimenopausal
women who also had hot flashes, but it was still greatly elevated in those who did not have this and other common symptoms associated with transitioning to menopause, Cohen said. Researchers argue in favor of aggressive treatment of both menopausal...
Perimenopausal Hormone Therapy Fights Heart Disease
... study, Prof Kaplan observed female monkeys in the perimenopausal
period and noted that there is a gradual decline in oestrogen levels during this period. Perimenopause is the period about 5-10 years before menopause actually sets in. "Waiting until the menopause is not the time to start thinking about prevention. ...
MRI as a diagnostic tool for breast cancer
...ic findings. Of the 89 women in the study, 69 were perimenopausal
or postmenopausal and 20 were premenopausal at the time of diagnosis. The malignant lesion was identified on mammography and MRI for a majority of patients. One third of premenopausal women had negative mammography but positive MRI findings. Findin...
Short term hormone replacement therapy effective
...t-term hormone replacement therapy is suitable for perimenopausal
and postmenopausal women Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is the treatnment procedure that uses medication containing hormones like estrogen plus progestin, also known as synthetic progesterone. At times the treatment may involve estrogen-only the...