Body dissatisfaction is the leading cause of eating disorders, especially in perimenopausal women, a new study reports.
A history of trauma is associated with lower concentrations of estrone and estradiol in middle-aged women, especially in those who suffer from a lack of sleep or other sleep disorders.
Women who have experienced physical, sexual, or financial abuse face worse menopause symptoms and poorer well-being two decades later.
Neurovascular dysfunction may explain the link between migraines, hot flashes during menopause, and increased risk of heart disease in women. Researchers found a history of migraines predicted an increase in hot flashes during menopause transition.
Greater radiodensity of perivascular adipose tissue in women during midlife was associated with decreased working memory performance later in life.
Longer reproductive periods in women with an increased duration of endogenous estrogen were linked to higher levels of Alzheimer's biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid.
Poor quality sleep can lead to sexual dysfunction in women, a new study reports.
Women who give birth to their last child later in life may have an edge when it comes to longevity. Those who gave birth later in life had longer telomeres, which are biomarkers for long-term health and longevity.
Phthalate exposure is linked to sleep disruptions and insomnia in menopausal women.
Vasomotor symptoms, including hot flashes in postmenopausal women, may contribute to memory performance problems. Neuroimaging reveals hot flashes caused alterations in brain function during memory encoding and retrieval tasks, specifically within the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex.
Longer duration of estrogen exposure hormone therapy was associated with better cognition in older adult women.
A correlative link has been discovered between weak upper and lower body physical performance, and an increase in depression and anxiety during midlife.