Depressed women show signs of earlier onset of Perimenopause
Perimenopause, defined as the time period immediately prior to menopause beginning with normal, biological, and clinical changes and ending a year after the last menstrual periods, is a time of increased vulnerability to depression, especially for women with a history of mood// disorders. Earlier s...
Memory Takes a Hit During Menopause
...e fluctuations in hormone levels that occur during perimenopause
might compromise memory and other brain functions....opausal (some irregularity but no long gaps); late perimenopause
(missing a period for three to 11 months); postmen...ed testing, Karlamangla said.
But women in late perimenopause
showed less improvement in processing speed than w...
Sleep problems associated with menopause vary among ethnic groups
...ease as women go through menopause according to research by Rush University Medical Center. Waking up earlier than planned also increases through late perimenopause
but decreases when women become postmenopausal. The study is published in the July 1 issue of the journal SLEEP .
"Sleep difficulties, especially ...
Hormonal Changes and Depression: What is the Connection?
... in hormone levels during pregnancy and immediately
afterward may result in chemical changes in the brain leading to postpartum
depression. Similarly, perimenopause
transitions in women may also increase
risk of depression, and subsequently could lead to cardiovascular
"Science has revealed clues as t...
New study: Pine bark reduces perimenopausal symptoms
...erapy, which is the most common remedy of pre-menopause (perimenopausal) symptoms.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, perimenopause
is the natural part of aging that signals the ending of a womans reproductive years. It marks the time when a womans body begins its move into menopau...
Estrogen Therapy Protects Against Fading Mental Powers: Study
...ts that estrogen protects the neurons in the post-menopausal female brain from inevitable, age-related deterioration if it is given around the time of perimenopause
- the period before menopause when production of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone begins to ease off.
The findings indicate that the...
Women With Severe Hot Flashes May Have Increased Chronic Sleep Problem
...as their hot flashes became more severe.
The researchers also examined how insomnia related to women’s menopausal status and found that women in perimenopause
were more likely to have difficulty falling asleep, non-restful sleep, and overall dissatisfaction with sleep. One-third of perimenopausal and postmen...
Menopause in Women May Cause Depression
...gone other changes indicative of transition to menopause.
None of the women had ever been diagnosed with major depression. But those who entered perimenopause
during the study period were almost twice as likely as those who didn't to develop significant symptoms of depression, according to the findings of th...
Perimenopausal Hormone Therapy Fights Heart Disease
...ted 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. perimenopause
is a time of increased vulnerability to chronic disease. Our monkey studies...
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