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How Do You Feel About Your Health?

Please take this survey, so we can better understand how women 30-60 years old think about managing their health and taking care of their families.

Weight-Lifting Myths
Weight-Lifting Myths

Strength training's benefits reach way beyond a toned body. It can help you avoid injury and can fight many effects of aging, such as bone loss and memory loss.

5 Reasons You Can Lose Weight With Peanuts
5 Reasons You Can Lose Weight With Peanuts

Keep full, stay healthy, lose weight.

Weight Gain: Dirty Menopausal Trick
Weight Gain: Dirty Menopausal Trick

As if the hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats and sexual challenges weren't enough, now you can add weight gain to the menopausal whammy.

Sex After 50
Sex After 50

If you're experiencing dryness, irritation or pain during sex, you're not alone. As we age, our sex lives may be affected by hormonal changes leading to emotional and physical consequences. Find out what you can do about it.

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Confused about the pros and cons of testosterone therapy? Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

Contraception Options for Women Over 40
Contraception Options for Women Over 40

Whether you're finished having children or considering having your first one, the only thing standing between you and the unexpected is your contraception.

Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief
Tylenol or Advil? Not Created Equal for Pain Relief

All pain relievers are not created equal. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may be better for headaches while Advil (ibuprofen) may work better for muscle pain and inflammation.

7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now
7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now

If you’re experiencing irregular periods, mood swings and hot flashes, you may be in perimenopause, the walk-up to menopause. Learn the symptoms of this transitional period.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

Grieving the Death of My Sister
Grieving the Death of My Sister

There's no one who can replace a sister, and the grief that follows can overwhelm at times, while the memories may comfort.

A Glimpse of Wellness From the Global Wellness Summit 2017
A Glimpse of Wellness From the Global Wellness Summit 2017

Improve your health and wellness with these tips for making healthy lifestyle choices from blogger Sheryl Kraft, who attended the Global Wellness Summit 2017.

3 Common Breast Cancer Risks
3 Common Breast Cancer Risks

Some breast cancer risk factors you can't control, but you do have some control over certain risk factors, like alcohol consumption and weight.

Why Does Diabetes Increase Fracture Risk in Seniors?
Why Does Diabetes Increase Fracture Risk in Seniors?

Seniors with type 2 diabetes may be at increased risk for fractures. And researchers think they know why.

Fight Menopausal Weight Gain: Your Diet
Fight Menopausal Weight Gain: Your Diet

Weight gain during menopause is almost inevitable, so to keep it under control, you need to change the way you eat.

Talk Therapy May Help Menopause Woes
Talk Therapy May Help Menopause Woes

Talk therapy may help relieve menopause-related sleep problems and depression, a new study suggests.

1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids
1 in 3 Seniors Take Sleep Aids

One-third of older Americans take something to help them sleep, but most don't discuss their sleep problems with a doctor, a new survey finds.

Do These 5 Things to Get Healthy and Fit
Do These 5 Things to Get Healthy and Fit

Nix the unrealistic goals and the highly restrictive diets. Instead, think about small steps and lifestyle changes to get you fit and healthy.

Healthy Workouts for Mother-Daughter Bonding Time
Healthy Workouts for Mother-Daughter Bonding Time

Skip the mall for your weekly catch-up sessions with Mom, and instead discover mother-daughter bonding time over a healthy workout.

HealthyWomen Contributing Writer to Participate in Global Wellness Roundtable
HealthyWomen Contributing Writer to Participate in Global Wellness Roundtable

HealthyWomen Contributing Writer Sheryl Kraft will participate in the Global Wellness Summit and be part of a media roundtable discussing health news and discerning what's real.

7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now
7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now

If you’re experiencing irregular periods, mood swings and hot flashes, you may be in perimenopause, the walk-up to menopause. Learn the symptoms of this transitional period.

U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, But Racial Disparities Remain
U.S. Seniors Getting Healthier, But Racial Disparities Remain

American seniors are getting healthier overall, but the well-educated, rich and white are seeing the greatest gains, a new study finds.

Celebrating Your Health at Every Age
Celebrating Your Health at Every Age

Your body changes with each passing year, so it's important to be aware of and take care of your health needs and concerns at every age.

How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife
How Your Vagina Changes in Midlife

As you age, your vagina—due mostly to decreased estrogen levels—can become dry or irritated, which can cause pain during sex. This does not need to be the norm.

How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age
How to Navigate a Complicated Health Care System as You Age

Your health care coverage may change around age 65, either through retirement or government requirements, so make sure you plan ahead.

Steer Clear of Falling
Steer Clear of Falling

Falls can be more serious as we get older, so take steps to improve your balance and remove causes of falls from your home.

What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should
What You Don't Know About Endometriosis—But Should

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife
For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife

Here's good news for middle-aged women who fear their sexual satisfaction is destined to decline: Aging can provide benefits that might make lovemaking even more enjoyable, a small study suggests.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
Menopause and Vaginal Dryness

Lower levels of estrogen often mean vaginal dryness after menopause. Learn what you can do to minimize symptoms and treat vaginal dryness.

This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life
This Holiday Conversation May Help Save a Life

Skip the political talk and chat about what's really important: your health.

What You Don't—But Should—Know About Genital Warts
What You Don't—But Should—Know About Genital Warts

Until there is a better understanding of genital warts, how can we expect to reduce the prevalence of this common STD?

What No One Tells You About Menopause
What No One Tells You About Menopause

You probably know about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. Here are some other side effects of menopause.

What Do You Know About Endometriosis?
What Do You Know About Endometriosis?

Please take our survey and tell us what you know about or have experienced related to endometriosis.

Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers
Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers

Although older women may face more potential pregnancy complications, their children seem to fare better in some ways over the long run, a new study suggests.