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Sedentary Lifestyle Can Lead To Nighttime Hot Flashes

Hot flashes, one of the most common symptoms of the menopause transition, not only interfere with a woman’s quality of life, but are also associated with an array of health problems.

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Social Isolation, Loneliness Increase Heart Disease Risk In older Women

During the pandemic, social distancing has been encouraged to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But a new study reveals as much as a 27 percent increase in heart disease risk in postmenopausal women who experience both high levels of social isolation and loneliness.

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Older Adults Rarely Discuss Alcohol Use With Doctors

Over one quarter of U.S. adults age 65 and older who used alcohol and had a healthcare visit in the past year were not asked about their alcohol use with their healthcare providers.

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Osteoporosis: What To Know About This ‘Silent Disease’

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, an estimated 10 million people in the United States have osteoporosis, a disease that causes weak, thinning bones.

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Mobility Means You’ve Got to Move It, Move It

One in four women over age 65 is unable to walk two blocks or climb a flight of stairs. Known as mobility disability, it is the leading type of incapacity and a key contributor to a person’s loss of independence.

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Plant protein Diet Lowers Risk Of Dementia-Related Death

Postmenopausal women who ate high levels of plant protein had lower risks of premature death, cardiovascular disease and dementia-related death compared with women who ate less plant proteins.

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