By Bren Boston, MD
Many women who enter the transition into menopause will say, “I’m so frustrated! I can’t remember the word that’s on the tip of my tongue, or where I left my keys!”
While some of this can be chalked up to the fact that women in mid-life are typically juggling their whole family’s schedules, to-do lists, and endless multitasking, a decline in estrogen also plays a role.
Our brains have estrogen (estradiol) receptors that mediate protection of our brain cells (neurons). The ...Continue Reading →