Menopausal Symptoms and Risk of Heart Disease

The word "menopause" on a folder. There is an ink pen and stethoscope on top of the folder, and there are pills falling out of a pill body above the folder. “Menopause” by Nick Youngson/ CC BY-SA 3.0:

Hormone levels change significantly during both pregnancy and menopause, which may be connected to both high blood pressure and heart disease.

Note: This article does not discuss heart health for trans, non-binary, or agender populations.