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Estrogen & Cardiovascular Health: Nutritional Implications for Peri- and Post-Menopausal Women

Presented by: Felice Gersh, M.D.+
February 27, 2017

Cardiometabolic health is a critical concern for women across the globe. The underrepresentation of women in cardiometabolic research has lead to a gap in our understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of the female cardiovascular system. Recent studies have aimed to close this gap and educate women on sex specific cardiovascular risks and the importance of diet and lifestyle. In this webinar, Dr. Felice Gersh, M.D., discusses the significance of estrogen in cardiometabolic health and explores how dietary, lifestyle and nutritional supplements can support the vascular system in peri- and postmenopausal women.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the biochemical role of estrogen in maintaining vascular function.
  • Recognize the impact of menopause on cardiovascular health.
  • Learn which tests, diets, lifestyle changes and supplements can support the cardiovascular system in peri- and post-menopausal women.

About the Panelist

Felice L. Gersh, M.D.+, a board-certified OB/GYN and medical director of the Integrative Medical Group of Irvine, CA, is one of a small number of fellowship-trained, integrative gynecologists. Dr. Gersh is an award-winning physician and renowned international speaker on ovarian health, menopause, cardiometabolic health, environmental toxins and other important issues affecting women of all ages.

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