Hormonal changes: Does menopause worsen rheumatoid arthritis symptoms?

Hormone changes caused by menopause make rheumatoid arthritis symptoms worse in women, according to a study. After studying 8189 women with rheumatoid arthritis, researchers found that pre-menopausal women experienced a slower physical decline than those that were post-menopausal. Physical function is an important aspect of study in patients with rheumatoid arthritis as it impacts their […]

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Load Up on Dietary Vitamin D to Lower Risk of Early Menopause

Blame it on one’s lifestyle or genes, but early menopause is becoming a common problem among many women across the globe. According to reports, early menopause affects about 10 per cent of women and is associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and early cognitive decline. So how can it be prevented? Well, it […]

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