Posts Tagged ‘hormones’

By On January 10th, 2013

Menopause And Cognitive Decline

Regions of a woman’s brain responsible for learning, retaining and applying new information are rich in estrogen receptors. Experts say that this is why menopause can cause frustrating lapses in memory and cognitive abilities, as hormone levels fluctuate widely. Researchers associated with studies on the effects of menopause on the brain speculate that this cognitive…

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