Menopause is a natural biological process that marks the end of menstruation and fertility in women. While it is a natural course of a woman’s life cycle, menopause can cause physical changes that can impact your heart health. In fact, studies have shown an increase in heart attacks among women after experiencing menopause. If you’ve followed a healthy lifestyle and continue doing so at menopause, your risk for heart disease and stroke is lower.
Learn more below about the connection between menopause and heart disease and how to live heart-healthy before, during and after menopause.