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In Health After Menopause the (Australian) Jean Hailes for Women’s Health explain:

“At the same time as you are menopausal, there are many other areas of your health to keep an eye on. It is important to keep up cervical screening and, breast checks, and to watch your diet, blood pressure and cholesterol to ensure good cardiovascular health. After menopause, changes to the spread of body fat and body shape increases a woman’s risk of cardiovascular disease, and lower levels of oestrogen also increase the risk of bladder weakness and osteoporosis”.

In Menopause and Your Health the Office on Women’s Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Womenshealth.gov elaborate on:

“Changes in your body in the years around menopause may raise your risk for certain health problems. Low levels of estrogen and other changes related to aging (like gaining weight) can raise your risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis”.

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Last Updated: 09 October 2020 – Last Reviewed: 09 October 2020
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