Vascular Dysfunction Extends Through Frequent Serious Menopausal Symptoms and QoL


Vascular dysfunction extends through frequent serious menopausal symptoms, which may trigger a critical heart attack, as specified by the latest review released in the journal Menopause by the North American Menopause Society (NAMS).

Seriousness of women’s menopausal symptoms with more increased frequency and lower quality of life (QoL) are linked to some sorts of disruption in the vascular system, according to the researchers suggesting that severity of menopause symptom can help determine the major risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

Professor of obstetrics and gynecology from the University of Virginia and NAMS director, Dr. JoAnn Pinkerton said in a statement that, “With the fluctuation and decline of estrogen at the time of menopause, it is important to control mood, blood pressure, blood lipids, blood sugar and body composition (fat mass, lean mass) because of increased risk of abdominal fat.”

Association of arterial stiffness with depression, QoL and menopause symptoms was deeply examined after measuring it with the endothelial function and carotid artery compliance, by Kerry L. Hildreth and colleagues from the geriatric medicine department at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora.

“The hormone is a powerful antioxidant and mediator of vascular health through its effect on [another hormone] serotonin, which helps regulate our temperature controls, nerves and cardiovascular system,” Dr. Jill Rabin, Co-Chief of the Women’s Health Programs by the Northwell Health in New Hyde Park, said while explaining the study. “A healthy lifestyle and exploring these issues with your physician can help reduce a woman’s personal risk of heart disease.”