Delving into female memory loss
Researchers are taking middle-age memory lapses more seriously. The good news is that they have found that memory often bounces back in post-menopausal women
It starts with a few forgotten names, missed appointments and words lost on the tip of your tongue. Most of us experience memory losses as we slip past our mid-30s and beyond. Memory mistakes we ignored earlier in life suddenly seem worrisome, particularly for women - or at least women tend to talk about their anxiety more than men. Scientists are starting to take the phenomenon of middle-aged memory loss more seriously, especially around menopause.