Post-menopause, women more vulnerable to heart attacks

Once again menopause is called to account. When will they realise that it is a natural thing that happens to ALL women at some point in their lives? It is not an illness and is not accountable for all things that ail women.

Post-menopause, women more vulnerable to heart attacks

“By IANS,. Paris : Women tend to suffer less from cardiovascular disease than men, but this difference becomes less marked post-menopause. This observation is …”
http://twocircles.net/2012jun12/postmenopause_women_more_vulnerable_heart_attacks.html

 

So the culprit here is said to be oestradiol which is one of the hormones that makes up ooooooestrogen. I seem to remember that HRT was trumpeted as protecting women’s hearts but HRT is often made up of oestrogen only or oestrogen and progesterone mixed. A lot more research needs to be done on this. Why do some women continue to produce oestrogen? Are environmental issues relevant such as the water we drink and the food we eat as well as the air we breathe. They are all polluted by plastics, pesticides and pharmaceuticals.