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Debunking the Menopause Mystery

Much is unknown, like an association with memory loss.

It’s something every women will go through—menopause. Women, according to Forbes, have a variety of health problems as they enter menopause, but little is understood about the physical and mental changes that stem from it. As a culture, we see menopause as bothersome, rather than as a cause of the actual medical problems it can bring about. A study from the University of Chicago linked menopause to decreased memory function. And many women are hard-pressed to get insurance to cover medications for menopausal symptoms. “Negative press, little medical literature, and low financial assistance often leaves women to suffer through menopause silently,” according to Forbes.

Read it at Forbes

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