Menopause

Heavy bleeding during periods could be a thing of the past

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh in the UK identified a key protein called HIF-1 that could explain why heavy bleeding occurs. Scientists have uncovered a cause of heavy menstrual bleeding – a finding that offers hope for a new treatment for women living with the painful condition. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh in …

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Early periods, menopause linked with higher stroke risk: Study

Miscarriages were likewise linked with a greater danger of heart disease, with each stillbirth increasing the risk by six per cent. Women who started menstruating at the age of 11 or younger, or entered menopause before 47, face a higher risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a study published Tuesday. Miscarriage, stillbirth, undergoing …

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Woman falls pregnant after experiencing early menopause at age 11

A UK woman who experienced menopause at age 11 has spoken of her joy after falling pregnant. Amanda Lewis, 30, is expecting her first child after undergoing IVF with her partner Tom. Having been diagnosed with early menopause as a child – most women experience it from their mid-40s – she always knew there was …

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