uMETHOD Health featured on Caring.com
By Dorothy Keine
Caring.com is the leading online destination for those seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. The site recently added a post on the link between menopause and Alzheimer’s disease.
When it comes to Alzheimer’s, women are disproportionality affected, both in getting the disease as well as being the main caregiver for loved ones. The Careing.com articles states that “scientists aren’t sure why women are more susceptible to the disease than men, an October 2017 study conducted by researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine and the University of Arizona Health Sciences suggests a potential link between Alzheimer’s and the drop in estrogen levels women experience during and after menopause.”
One of the four key actions the article gives to help lower women’s risk of developing the disease include paying close attention to your mental health. “Depression, especially in women, seems to go hand in hand with Alzheimer’s. Whether one triggers the other or how they are related, if at all, is not known,” says Vik Chandra, CEO of uMETHOD.
To read the full article, click here.