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When Sex Hurts Feature
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When Sex Hurts

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

When Sex Hurts
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When Sex Hurts

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

Speed Up Your Metabolism at Midlife
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Speed Up Your Metabolism at Midlife

If you've noticed your clothes feeling a little tight these days, blame middle age. As we age, our metabolism slows. Find out what you can do to speed up your metabolism and lose that extra weight.

Health in Your 40s: Take Care of Yourself During Transitional Times
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Health in Your 40s: Take Care of Yourself During Transitional Times

Your 40s are a time of transition as you begin the "menopause transition," or perimenopause. You may notice physical, emotional and psychological changes.

Health in Your 40s: What's Perimenopause All About?
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Health in Your 40s: What's Perimenopause All About?

As your hormones decrease in your 40s, you may notice changes in your menstrual periods, hot flashes, irritability, decreased sex drive and problems sleeping.

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
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The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

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

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

The Hormones of Desire
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The Hormones of Desire

Understanding how hormones can affect your sex life.

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks
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Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks

Hot flashes may be more than a troublesome nuisance for some women during menopause—they may be a signal for increased risk of heart disease, new research suggests.

Could It Be the Transition to Menopause?
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Could It Be the Transition to Menopause?

You wake up soaked in sweat, you can't lose the last five pounds and your interest in sex is waning. You may be wondering if these are symptoms of perimenopause.

Sex After Menopause: The Golden Years?
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Sex After Menopause: The Golden Years?

Sex after menopause can be challenging, but some women report experiencing a resurgence of desire.

Night Sweats Can Seriously Disrupt Sleep—and Life
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Night Sweats Can Seriously Disrupt Sleep—and Life

When night sweats disrupt your sleep, they can interfere with your daily life, affecting daytime functioning, mood and health.

Managing Perimenopausal Symptoms
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Managing Perimenopausal Symptoms

If you're having hot flashes, problems sleeping and other perimenopausal symptoms, try these options for relief.

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

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

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks
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Early Onset Hot Flashes May Signal Higher Heart Risks

Hot flashes may be more than a troublesome nuisance for some women during menopause—they may be a signal for increased risk of heart disease, new research suggests.

Menopause and Anxiety: The Connection
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Menopause and Anxiety: The Connection

As you go through perimenopause and into menopause, you are more likely to experience anxiety, depression, mood swings and panic attacks.

Benefits of Being a Woman of
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Benefits of Being a Woman of "The Perfect Age"

A panel of celebrities honors "50 Over 50," a group of 50 women who are at the top of their game after age 50.

Night Sweats Can Seriously Disrupt Sleep—and Life
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Night Sweats Can Seriously Disrupt Sleep—and Life

When night sweats disrupt your sleep, they can interfere with your daily life, affecting daytime functioning, mood and health.

How to Take Care of Your Heart After Menopause
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How to Take Care of Your Heart After Menopause

February is American Heart Month and a good time to focus on taking care of your heart. This is especially important for postmenopausal women.

What Kind of Fat Is a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women
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What Kind of Fat Is a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women

When a certain type of fat collects around the heart, it may be a sign of developing heart disease in postmenopausal women, a new study suggests.

Later Start, Finish to Menstruation May Extend Women's Lives
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Later Start, Finish to Menstruation May Extend Women's Lives

Women whose periods begin later and who experience menopause later in life are more likely to live to be 90, new research suggests

Sex After Menopause: The Golden Years?
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Sex After Menopause: The Golden Years?

Sex after menopause can be challenging, but some women report experiencing a resurgence of desire.

Postmenopausal? Give Exercise a Try
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Postmenopausal? Give Exercise a Try

After menopause, moderate exercise can help women manage hot flashes, become more fit and feel better, a new study suggests.

How Does Having Kids Affect Premature or Early Menopause?
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How Does Having Kids Affect Premature or Early Menopause?

The risk of premature or early menopause is higher among women who began having menstrual periods at a young age and did not have children, a new report contends.

Delving into Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
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Delving into Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

Menopausal women with genitourinary syndrome often report lower urinary tract symptoms including frequency, urgency, nocturia, urge incontinence and urinary tract infections.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
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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.