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What Do You Know About Your Sexual Health After Menopause?

If you are a woman who is 45 years or older, we want to understand your knowledge and experience with menopause and sexual health. Please take this survey.

How to Lose Weight When Nothing Seems to Work
How to Lose Weight When Nothing Seems to Work

Try these tips for easy ways to lose weight when nothing you've tried before seems to work. Resolve to lose weight in 2018.

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.

What's the Best Diet to Lose Weight?
What's the Best Diet to Lose Weight?

What's the best diet to lose weight? The answer may surprise you. (Hint: It's not so much the diet as the eating behaviors.)

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.

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

Keep full, stay healthy, lose weight.

Could You Have Low Estrogen?
Could You Have Low Estrogen?

Find out what happens when estrogen runs low and how to fix it.

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.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

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

Why We Overeat
Why We Overeat

Do you often keep eating even when you know you're not hungry? Find out some reasons why you may be overeating.

Why People Give Up on Their Exercise Goals
Why People Give Up on Their Exercise Goals

Getting fit and healthy are high on the list of New Year's resolutions, but that resolve often doesn't last long. Find out how to stick to your exercise goals.

10 Easy Habits for Healthy Aging in 2018
10 Easy Habits for Healthy Aging in 2018

If your new year's resolution is to get healthy, here are some quick and easy ways to boost your health in 2018.

18 Ways to Up Your Health in 2018
18 Ways to Up Your Health in 2018

Here's how to take some small steps that yield big results so that 2018 can be your healthiest year ever.

The Best Is Yet to Come: Celebrating My 60th Birthday
The Best Is Yet to Come: Celebrating My 60th Birthday

Blogger Judy Freedman celebrates turning 60 by reflecting on the past decade and looking ahead to the next.

Gratefulness for the New Year
Gratefulness for the New Year

What will 2018 hold? We can all hope for good health for ourselves and our families and be grateful for what we see and experience each day.

Imaging the Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on the Brain
Imaging the Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy on the Brain

There's still much to learn about Alzheimer's disease and dementia, but imaging techniques can help determine whether women using hormone therapies during the menopausal transition are receiving any brain benefits.

Eating Greens May Boost Brain Health
Eating Greens May Boost Brain Health

People who eat leafy green vegetables every day may maintain a sharper mind as they age, a new study suggests.

What You Can Do About Painful Sex
What You Can Do About Painful Sex

After menopause, many women experience painful sex, sometimes due to vaginal dryness and even vaginal atrophy. Here are ways you can make intercourse comfortable again.

How Hormone Levels Get Off Track
How Hormone Levels Get Off Track

Hormones play a major role in how the body works, and when hormone levels get off track, there may be a variety of symptoms and a range of causes.

Easy Ways to Prevent the Common Cold
Easy Ways to Prevent the Common Cold

It's easy to catch a cold, either through touch or from virus-containing droplets in the air. Here are some easy ways to prevent the common cold this winter. 


New Research on Heart Attacks and Sex
New Research on Heart Attacks and Sex

A new study shows there's very little risk of sex causing a heart attack, even for people who have a heart condition.

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.

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

Everything you need to know about endometriosis symptoms and more.

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.

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.

Meditation and Yoga May Help Sharpen Memory
Meditation and Yoga May Help Sharpen Memory

A regular meditation practice might benefit older adults beginning to notice memory problems, a small pilot study finds.