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Cognitive Abilities of Premenopausal Women Improves With Use of Hormonal Contraceptives

by Savitha C Muppala on  November 10, 2012 at 7:20 AM Women Health News   - G J E 4
Using hormonal contraceptives during the premenopausal phase may have far reaching benefits for women in improving their cognitive abilities in midlife, as well as in the years ahead, a new study has revealed.
 Cognitive Abilities of Premenopausal Women Improves With Use of Hormonal Contraceptives
Cognitive Abilities of Premenopausal Women Improves With Use of Hormonal Contraceptives
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This new discovery is bound to positively impact the measures to prevent declining cognitive function which happens with advancing age and in diseases such as Alzheimer's.

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"This study provides preliminary evidence that hormonal contraceptives may have a protective cognitive effect, even years after use is discontinued," says Editor-in-Chief Susan G. Kornstein, MD, Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Women's Health, Executive Director of the Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for Women's Health, Richmond, VA, and President of the Academy of Women's Health.



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