Acknowledgements: This video was created when the lab was located at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing. The information presented here can be found in English at The North American Menopause Society [The Menopause Society] and in the Society for Women’s Health Research Menopause Preparedness Toolkit. Thank you to Lymari Santiago (see Our Team) for recording.
There are two phases of changing hormones leading to menopause, and the first begins when periods are still coming monthly.
When do hormonal patterns start to change?
One-third of a woman’s life in developed countries is spent beyond menopause. Although the term menopause is often used loosely to describe the entire time frame of a woman’s midlife changes, there are different stages to menopause and the transition is often incremental.
n this presentation Dr. Cortés will provide an overview of the current evidence linking reproductive health, from menarche thru postmenopause, to cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk in midlife women and beyond.