How to Reduce Your CVD Risk After Menopause

A rise in heart-attack and stroke risk is inevitable as you age. What you do to lessen that risk is entirely within your control.

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women is uncommon until middle adulthood, when the risk begins to rise. After menopause, the risk accelerates, ultimately making CVD the leading cause of death in women. Research conducted over the past two decades has revealed that women’s bodies go through the following changes that are responsible for the elevated risk: […]
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