Dr Anu Desai discusses Vasomotor Symptoms in Women and Cardiovascular Risk Markers

CVD remains the leading cause of death for women in US and poses a substantiale conomic burden. Recent research shows the multiple systemic benefits of ERβ. Women with VMS tend to have lower levels of endogenous estrogen, which have been linked to cardiovascular risk. Women with vasomotor symptoms (including hot flashes and/or night sweats) have significantly higher SBP and DBP

Anu Desai, PhD,  received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Nutritional Biochemistry and Life Sciences from the University of Hyderabad, India. She has 10 years of nutraceutical research experience in Metagenics including managing research programs and utilizing state- of-the- art platform technologies

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Anu Desai, PhD,  received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Nutritional Biochemistry and Life Sciences from the University of Hyderabad, India. She has 10 years of nutraceutical research experience in Metagenics including managing research programs and utilizing state- of-the- art platform technologies

Anu has contributed to the filing of over 50 patent applications in the area of nutrition and health. Anu has extensive experience in research and development in prestigious academic institutes including the Karolinska Institute in Sweden with the Nobel Forum President as well as University of California, San Diego

The following will be covered in the module: 
  • CVD remains the leading cause of death for women in US and poses a substantiale conomic burden
  • Recent research shows the multiple systemic benefits of ERβ
  •  Women with VMS tend to have lower levels of endogenous estrogen, which have been linked to cardiovascular risk
  • Women with vasomotor symptoms (including hot flashes and/or night sweats) have significantly higher SBP and DBP

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