A new HRT study has been published in top medical journal The BMJ. (1) Once again the news headlines are screaming out a warning to women who are prescribed HRT. “Long term use of hormone therapy linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk,” claims the title of the press release. “Absolute risk is small but women should […] Read More
There’s a strong link between anxiety and depression, and sleep problems, and it goes both ways Treating sleep problems first will help in treating anxiety and depression. Henri Bergius/Flickr, CC BY Joanna Waloszek, University of Melbourne and Monika Raniti, University of Melbourne Good sleep is essential for our mental well-being. Just one night of disturbed […] Read More
It is, of course, a generalisation, but if you look around at the average 20 to 30 year old woman, chances are she will be a lot slimmer than the average 40 to 50 year old. What is the explanation for this? Is it just that women lose interest in their appearance after a certain age? […] Read More
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