J Menopausal Med.  2015 Apr;21(1):19-23. 10.6118/jmm.2015.21.1.19.

Prevention of Cognitive Impairment in the Midlife Women

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea. corresjk@gmail.com

Abstract

Forgetfulness is common symptom with age. Especially for midlife women, hormonal cessation by menopausal change is one of the causes in cognitive disorders. And neuropathological changes in brain can lead to mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and eventually dementia. Prevention of MCI is important for decreasing progression to dementia. This article presents therapeutic approaches based on pathophysiologic changes in brain for preventing cognitive decline.

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Hormone replacement therapy; Mild cognitive impairment; Postmenopause
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