Menopause May Be Reason More Women Develop Alzheimer’s Than Men

Menopause May Be Reason More Women Develop Alzheimer’s Than Men
Women perform better than men on all memory measures but these sex differences tend to disappear as women age and enter menopause, according to a study published in the journal Menopause. These findings highlights the importance of ovarian hormones in maintaining memory function and could explain the reason why women are almost twice as likely as men to develop Alzheimer’s disease.

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