Menopause

Diseases & Conditions

QI’m 54, in perimenopause and healthy—ideal weight, don’t drink or smoke, exercise every day—but my insulin levels are nearly at prediabetes levels. Can approaching menopause be causing my insulin levels to go up? AYes, menopause and an increased risk for type 2 diabetes are connected. One reason is that estrogen, which of course drops as

Diseases & Conditions

QNow that I’ve started having hot flashes, my anxiety levels are off the charts. Sometimes I can’t tell if I’m freaking out because I’m flashing or flashing because I’m freaking out about something else. Either way, how can I keep my cool? ADuring menopause, hot flashes and bouts of anxiety definitely can have a chicken-and-egg

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