How the menopause affects the cardiovascular health of women
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How the menopause affects the cardiovascular health of women

Kathy Abernethy Associate director/nurse specialist, Menopause Clinical and Research Unit, Menopause Course, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow

Cardivascular disease risk in women increases four fold over the ten years from onset of menopause so it is a key time when cardiovascular risk factors need to be addressed by health professionals

Primary Health Care. 18, 6,41-47. doi: 10.7748/phc2008.07.18.6.41.c6624

Published in print: 24 July 2008