NAMS 2015

Increased HDL Cholesterol in Menopause May Not Protect Against Heart Disease

Increased HDL Cholesterol in Menopause May Not Protect Against Heart Disease

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Increased HDL cholesterol during menopausal transition linked to greater carotid intima-media thickness.

Vitamin D Improved Muscle Strength in Postmenopausal Women

Vitamin D Improved Muscle Strength in Postmenopausal Women

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Postmenopausal women experienced increased muscle strength, less muscle mass loss with vitamin D supplements.

Insomnia Reduced Sexual Satisfaction, Activity in Postmenopausal Women

Insomnia Reduced Sexual Satisfaction, Activity in Postmenopausal Women

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Postmenopausal women with insomnia experienced less sexual satisfaction and frequency.

Hormone Therapy Earlier in Menopause May Lower Risk for Developing CHD

Hormone Therapy Earlier in Menopause May Lower Risk for Developing CHD

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Initiating hormone therapy earlier in menopause may lower risk for later development of coronary heart disease.

Compounded Hormone Use Common Among Menopausal Hormone Therapy Users

Compounded Hormone Use Common Among Menopausal Hormone Therapy Users

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One-third of women taking hormone therapy at menopause are using compounded hormones.

Survey: Abuse Associated with Menopause-Related Symptoms

Survey: Abuse Associated with Menopause-Related Symptoms

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Women who reported recent abuse experienced more bother from menopausal symptoms.

Estrogen Treatment Method for Genitourinary Symptoms Affects Adherence

Estrogen Treatment Method for Genitourinary Symptoms Affects Adherence

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Women demonstrate preference for oral estrogens for genitourinary menopausal symptoms.

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