Women's Health

Menopause before 40 tied to higher stroke risk

Jun 3, 2021

Women who experience early menopause have 1.5 times higher risk of blockage-caused strokes, according to a new study that showed stroke risk fell slightly for each year menopause was delayed.

Guidelines Resource Center

The American Heart Association regularly releases guidelines and scientific statements for preventing and treating heart disease and stroke.

What do these guidelines mean for you? Should you change your medications? Should you see a doctor for treatment? How do you know if you’re healthy? You’ll find answers here in the Guidelines Resource Center.

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