Women with high cortisol levels have trouble concentrating and remembering. Estrogen levels that are too low impair our ability to think clearly and certainly impact memory and the "Where did I leave my glasses and my car keys," is often alleviated by hormone treatment in the post-menopausal patient.
Dr. Marianne J Legato Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University
Dr. Marianne J. Legato is an academic physician, author, lecturer and specialist in women's health. She's Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Founder/Director of the Partnership for Women’s Health. more about this expert »