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Exercise before menopause is important to optimise health in later years

The small blood vessels in muscles of women after menopause are less able to grow compared to young women, according to new research published recently in The Journal of Physiology. This means exercising before


High blood pressure during pregnancy may mean worse hot flashes during menopause

Women with a history of high blood pressure disorders during pregnancy are more likely to experience bothersome menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, according to a study


Early menstruation linked to increased menopause symptoms

Early menstruation increases the likelihood of hot flushes and nights sweats decades later at menopause, according to a University of Queensland study. School of Public Health researchers analysed data from


An apple a day might help keep bothersome menopause symptoms away

A healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables is known to benefit the human body in so many ways. Now a new study suggests that it may also play a


Having less sex linked to earlier menopause

Women who engage in sexual activity weekly or monthly have a lower risk of entering menopause early relative to those who report having some form of sex less than monthly,


Real acupuncture no better than sham acupuncture for treating hot flushes

Real acupuncture no better than sham acupuncture for treating hot flushes Women who received both ‘fake’ and real acupuncture showed the same improvements in symptoms of menopause. A new study