Physical alterations surrounding the heart are very common and are just one aspect of the many changes that occur following menopause. For example, a recent study by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found that there is more fat surrounding the heart as a result of menopause. This is why it is important that women are focusing on keeping their hearts healthy as they enter into old age.
The American Heart Association noted that that number of women who have heart attacks 10 years after menopause is much greater than the number of younger women. …read more