7 Keys to Protecting Against Osteoporosis

Lifestyle and diet continue to be the best line of defense against osteoporosis for women. The North American Menopause society has recommended that every woman should periodically review 7 key ways to reduce postmenopausal risk of bone loss:Maintain a healthy weightEat a balanced, healthful dietObtain adequate calcium and Vitamin D intakeDo weight-bearing exercises daily, with…

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A Surprise or Two About Menopause

A new study from Australia suggests that the duration of bothersome hot flashes may last considerably longer than has previously be reported. The investigators reanalyzed data from 438 women in a longitudinal, population-based study who had completed 13 years of follow-up.The average duration of bothersome menopausal symptoms for women who had never used horomone replacement…

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