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Can Menopause Raise Your Blood Pressure?
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Can Menopause Raise Your Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure numbers increase considerably for women after menopause. Here’s what the research shows.

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Menopause Tied to Loss of Lung Function

Your ability to fully expand your lungs diminishes during and after menopause, a decline that may be on par with smoking 20 cigarettes a day for 10 years.

Mood Changes and Menopause: How to Cope
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Mood Changes and Menopause: How to Cope

In addition to night sweats and hot flashes, menopause can be accompanied by mood swings as well as bouts of depression. Here’s how to cope.

Is It Menopause or a Thyroid Problem?
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Is It Menopause or a Thyroid Problem?

You wake up sweaty, your heart beating rapidly. If you’re a woman about age 50, your symptoms could be the result of menopause, but maybe it’s your thyroid.