Post Menopausal

Lutein Supplements are Critical for Eye Health

…bodies can’t manufacture it and lutein levels decline with age. Plus, lutein levels tend to be lower in people with blue eyes, smokers, and post-menopausal women. The good news is that lutein is transported to our retinas in the same proportions that it’s found in our blood. So, eating more lutein…

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The Health Benefits of Resveratrol

…helps to keep your blood flowing as it should… Health Benefits of Resveratrol Studied In an Australian study of overweight hypertensive men and post-menopausal women, researchers monitored resveratrol’s effect on the brachial artery, the major artery of the upper arm. Impaired blood flow in this vessel…

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The Side Effects & Symptoms of Statin Medications

…When the JUPITER study came out, as well as some results from the Women’s Health Initiative, post-menopausal women taking statin medications experienced blood sugar elevations up to 48 percent! Pre-menopausal women had blood sugar elevations of 13 percent. High blood sugar can cause proteins in your blood…

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Statins and Diabetes Linked in Study

…findings were the result of a multi-year study which followed nearly 154,000 women in the Women’s Health initiative. What they found is that post-menopausal women taking certain types of statins had a 48 percent greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The researchers didn’t specify which types…

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Check Your Fibrinogen Level

…assess your fibrinogen level if any close relative has coronary atherosclerosis. Additionally, women who smoke, take oral contraceptives, or are post-menopausal usually have higher fibrinogen levels and should also get this simple test done. The healthy range is 180–350 mg/dL. Tips to Maintain Healthy…

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