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Radio interview by Lana Byrnes, student at Bournemouth University, with contributions from Dr Heather Currie, Chair of the British Menopause Society, and others.
Many women experience disturbed sleep as a menopausal symptom, which can have a significant effect on mood and energy levels and cause distress, and lead to increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and obesity.
The effect on breast cancer risk for women who carry the BRCA gene and the use of HRT after removal of ovaries for risk-reducing surgery.
The risk of Coronary Heart Disease has been shown to be increased in women who became menopausal under the age of 45.
Scientists have discovered 14 gene variants linked to hot flushes, giving hope that it will lead to treatments other than hormone replacement therapy.
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A recently published study has demonstrated an association between sedentary lifestyle, severe menopausal symptoms and obesity.
The role of HRT in improving cognitive abilities such as verbal memory continues to be debated, with lack of clarity around the role of menopausal estrogen lack, and hence the role of hormone replacement, along with the role of simply ageing.