Don’t assume women don’t need to worry about heart attacks until menopause or later. Research shows women’s heart disease risk increases before menopause.
Widows are especially likely to have high blood pressure, but older men who live alone aren’t. Lack of social ties are as unhealthy as being overweight, living with air pollution, or eating too much salt.
High progesterone can be a sign of a serious illness such as cancer of the ovaries. It can also affect your menstrual cycles and how you feel later in life. And men can have it, too.