Journal

Latest news, views, reviews and research

The latest on menopause

Carbohydrate Intake and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome.

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that occur together, including

increased blood pressure
high blood sugar
excess body fat around the waist, and
abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels.
Having just one of these conditions doesn’t mean you have metabolic syndrome but as you develop more of these conditions, your risk of complications such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, rises higher and higher.

Research shows that the more carbohydrates you eat, the more likely you are to have metabolic syndrome:

  • for every 5% intake of energy from carbohydrates, the increase in the risk of metabolic syndrome goes up by 2.6%.

Pub Med


MORE FROM LATEST NEWS, VIEWS, REVIEWS AND RESEARCH

  • HRT linked to higher risks of acid reflux

  • Effect of Vitamin E Supplementation on Chronic Insomnia Disorder in Postmenopausal Women

  • Sleep apnoea symptoms in post-menopausal women linked to low oestrogen

  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding linked to lower risk of early menopause

  • Social stress linked to bone density loss in postmenopausal women

  • Meet the Super Flasher: Some Menopausal Women Suffer Years of Hot Flashes

  • Blood test can predict when women will have their last period

  • Pause menopause with Rhodiola rosea, a natural selective estrogen receptor modulator

  • Why women and weights are a healthy fit

  • Tank Estradiol and Lose Metabolic Flexibility: Pitfalls of Lupron and Oophorectomy

  • Effects of myo-inositol supplementation in postmenopausal women with metabolic syndrome

  • Surviving perimenopause: ‘I was overwhelmed and full of rage. Why was I so badly prepared?’

  • Having Regular Sex Can Delay Menopause

  • Bleeding after menopause isn’t normal, and you should get it checked out immediately

  • Can You Get Pregnant After Menopause? The Answer May Surprise You

  • The Myth of Menopausal Muscle Decline

  • 66 Peri/Menopause Symptoms

  • Carbohydrate Intake and Risk of Metabolic Syndrome.

  • How Exercise Lowers the Risk of Alzheimer’s by Changing Your Brain

  • Menopausal women wrongly prescribed antidepressants which make their symptoms worse

  • 5 Breathing Techniques to Help Reduce Stress

  • Weight-training may help reduce hot flashes

  • Happy ever after: 25 ways to live well into old age

  • 5 Ways to Fuel Your Brain

  • Later menopause, hormone therapy tied to hearing loss

  • Study suggests hot flashes could be precursor to diabetes

  • Do vitamins help with menopause?

  • Higher alcohol consumption leads to greater loss of muscle tissue in menopause

  • Moderate-severe hot flashes significantly increase depression risk

  • Why life begins after the menopause: ‘I left my husband and found a toyboy’

  • How the menopause has given women a new lust for life

  • ‘Surgical menopause’ linked to poor memory and early-onset dementia

  • How Omega-3 can provide relief for menopausal symptoms

  • Gut Microbes linked to estrogen breakdown in menopause

  • Changing vaginal microbiome triggers and relieves atrophy

  • Iron builds a better brain: brain integrity is linked to iron homeostasis

  • Hot flushes? Losing weight may help

  • Menopause, the makeover

  • Nutritional Interventions for Protecting the Brain