Menopause quiz : the basics – answer 6

Menopause quiz : the basics

Question 6
What are the main health risks generally associated with menopause ?

Answer: A and C

The risks of cardiovascular disease increase significantly in postmenopausal women, with a doubling of the frequency of coronary heart attacks.
Another significant risk for postmenopausal women is osteoporosis. At the same age, it affects 2 to 3 times more women than men.
Nota bene: with menopause there is a risk of developing insulin resistance and / or type 2 diabetes (and not type 1 diabetes (which was answer D)).

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