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  • Dealing with early menopause: Causes and cures

     Menopause hits women between their mid-40s and 50s. But four in every 100 women between 29-34 years have started been experiencing early menopause. Shillpi A Singh finds more on the same 

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    Menopause, insomnia may accelerate ageing

    New York: Menopause and insomnia may make women age faster, revealed a dual study. The dual research, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and Biological Psychiatry, suggested that menopause and insomnia can increase risk for ageing-related diseases and earlier death in women.

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    Menopause, insomnia make you age faster

    Washington DC: Turns out, those hot flashes and sleepless nights can send you to an early grave, reports ANI. Two separate UCLA studies suggest that menopause and insomnia could increase women’s risk for aging-related diseases and earlier death. “For decades, scientists have disagreed over whether menopause causes aging or aging causes menopause,” said senior author Steve Horvath. “It’s like the chicken or the egg: which came first? Our study is the

  • Acupuncture may cut menopause symptoms

    New York: A team of researchers has found that treatment for six months by a licensed acupuncturist can reduce the number of hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. The findings showed that after six months, women reported an average 36.7 percent decline in frequency of hot flashes compared to baseline measurements.

  • Menopause raises heart disease risk in women

    New York : Post-menopausal women have significantly greater volumes of fat around their hearts – a risk factor for heart disease – than their pre-menopausal counterparts, new research shows, reports IANS.

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    Calcium, vitamin D supplements ‘don’t ease’ menopausal hot flushes

    Washington: As per a new study, vitamin D and calcium supplements do not improve menopausal symptoms. The study found that women who took vitamin D and calcium supplements had the same number of menopausal symptoms as women who did not take the supplements. The study, which involved 34,157 women ages 50-79, is part of the Women’s Health Initiative, one of the largest clinical trials ever undertaken to address the most common causes of death,

  • How plants help prevent liver damage during menopause

    Washington: Plants can help prevent liver damage in women caused by fat accumulated during menopause, claims a new study. Researchers at the University of Georgia have shown in studies of post-menopausal animals that a mix of phytochemicals, along with vitamin D, may help protect the liver against inflammation caused by the accumulation of fat.