|Written by Karen Giblin, Founder and President, Red Hot Mamas|
|Monday, 09 October 2006 08:08|
Postmenopause is the stage in a woman’s life that follows menopause. Hormone production further decreases leading to bone loss and the risk of heart disease. Approximately 36 million American women will live more than one-third of their lives beyond the onset of menopause.
Important postmenopausal health issues are heart disease and osteoporosis. Several management strategies can control these health concerns. By fully understanding each, one can take monitor and keep under control the symptoms.
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in women in the United States and Canada. Please visit our section on Protecting Your Ticker.
Osteoporosis can cause bone health complications in a woman’s postmenopausal years. Fractures of the hip, spine, pelvis, ribs and other limb bones can occur if proper preventive steps are not followed. Please visit our Bone Health section for more information on osteoporosis management.
|Last Updated on Friday, 28 October 2011 14:00|