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Menopause and Your Changing Body
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Menopause and Your Changing Body

A negative self-image is common during menopause. Get tips for promoting peace between your mind and body during this complex life transition.

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 50
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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 Pros and Cons of Hormone Therapy
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The Pros and Cons of Hormone Therapy

Confused? Don't be. Here are the basics you need to know about the risks and benefits of hormone therapy.

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.

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

Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts
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Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts

The sleep woes that many women suffer during menopause may be more than a nuisance: New research suggests a link between lost sleep and an increase in risk factors for heart disease and stroke.

Is Getting Hot Flashes Genetic?
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Is Getting Hot Flashes Genetic?

Some women may be genetically predisposed to suffer hot flashes before or during menopause, a new study suggests.

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.

How to Stay Heart-Healthy After Menopause
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How to Stay Heart-Healthy After Menopause

Good nutrition, a healthy weight and exercise all factor into heart health. For midlife women, depression may also raise risk of heart disease.

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.

Do More Hot Flashes Mean Mood Woes During Menopause?
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Do More Hot Flashes Mean Mood Woes During Menopause?

Women who believe they have a lot of hot flashes during the night may be more likely to experience mild depression during menopause, a new study suggests.

More Evidence Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is Real
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More Evidence Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is Real

Those memory lapses many women notice around menopause are real, and they can begin at a relatively young age, researchers report.

What No One Tells You About Menopause
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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.

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.