• Menopause ‘metabolomic fingerprint' associated with worse lipid profile

    6 days ago - By Healio

    Hormonal changes during the menopause transition are associated with a “proatherogenic metabolomic fingerprint” that modulates lipoprotein and lipid metabolism, including significant changes in HDL and LDL, researchers reported.
    In an analysis of longitudinal data that included measurement of 180 metabolites, researchers also found that the use of menopausal hormone therapy may modify such changes, specifically increases in HDL and reductions in LDL.
    “Taken together, our findings link menopause to a deterioration of cardiovascular and metabolic health,” Eija K.
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  • Hormonal shift during menopause changes women's blood metabolite profile

    Hormonal shift during menopause changes women's blood metabolite profile

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    In midlife, the risk of cardiometabolic diseases increases in women more rapidly than in men. A study performed at the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences of the University of Jyväskylä shows that changes in blood metabolite profile accompany the shift in sex hormone levels during menopause.
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  • Hormonal Changes During Menopause May Up Heart Disease Risk

    Hormonal Changes During Menopause May Up Heart Disease Risk

    6 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Initiating hormone replacement therapy early into menopause, i.e. during the menopausal transition, can provide the greatest cardioprotective effect.
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