Menopause and heart health: Why timing hormone therapy is key
The older a person gets, the more likely they are to develop heart disease. However, the risk of the condition — which is the biggest killer of women in the United States — increases even more during menopause.
Experts believe that this is due to a drop in the levels of estrogen, as this hormone helps the arteries function properly.
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