Clinical impact of 2020 American Heart Association statement on menopause and cardiovascular disease risk
Posted on May 16, 2022
Source: CLEVELAND CLINIC JOURNAL OF MEDICINE
The American Heart Association published a 2020 scientific statement on cardiovascular disease risk for women transitioning through or experiencing menopause. The report reflects scientific evidence on menopause and cardiovascular risks, and this article reviews the statement with a focus on what is new and what is clinically important for healthcare providers treating this patient population.