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Who Do You Talk To About Menopause?

Please take this quick survey about the conversations you have regarding menopause.

7 Things to Ease Your Flu Miseries
7 Things to Ease Your Flu Miseries

Flu season is winding down, but it's not over. Learn how to lessen your flu risk and how to feel better if you get the flu.

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.

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.

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.

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.

When Sex Hurts
When Sex Hurts

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

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

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

The Beginner's Guide to Menopause
The Beginner's Guide to Menopause

When those first hot flashes or night sweats hit, you may want to talk with your health care provider about perimenopause—and read this guide on the menopause transition.

When to Treat Varicose Veins
When to Treat Varicose Veins

In some people, varicose veins simply look bothersome. In others, they can be fatal.

Are You Living the Life You Want?
Are You Living the Life You Want?

The new year is a good time to reflect on how you're living your life and define success on your terms.

How Menopause Messes With Your Sleep
How Menopause Messes With Your Sleep

Sure, menopause causes hot flashes, mood swings and weight gain. But did you know it also messes with your sleep?

5 Ways to Rock Your New Year's Resolutions
5 Ways to Rock Your New Year's Resolutions

Although many New Year's resolutions fail, we are drawn to setting intentions and striving to be better. Try these tips to help you set attainable goals.

This Small Tweak Can Help You Live Longer
This Small Tweak Can Help You Live Longer

Researchers say even a few extra minutes off the sofa each day can add years to your life span.

19 Easy Ways to Be Healthier in 2019
19 Easy Ways to Be Healthier in 2019

Even if you don't make new year's resolutions, you likely want to be healthier. Check out these simple tips to help you get healthier.

10 Things Every Healthy Woman Should Do This Year
10 Things Every Healthy Woman Should Do This Year

Life is full of ups and downs and days that feel like they'll never end. These tips will help you weather the tough days and lead a healthier, more balanced life.

1 in 4 People Over 25 Will Be Hit by Stroke
1 in 4 People Over 25 Will Be Hit by Stroke

A quarter of the world's people over the age of 25 will experience a debilitating stroke during their lifetime.

Time to Talk About Urinary and Fecal Leakage
Time to Talk About Urinary and Fecal Leakage

Women will talk about almost anything but often are embarrassed to talk about loss of bowel control. Talking about urinary and fecal leakage can help more women get early diagnosis for pelvic organ prolapse, or POP.

How to Keep Evolving Personally and Positively After 60
How to Keep Evolving Personally and Positively After 60

As we grow older, it's important to keep evolving personally and positively—to move forward in a positive way and to practice self-care along the way.

It Is Possible to Treat Painful Sex After Menopause
It Is Possible to Treat Painful Sex After Menopause

If you're not speaking up about painful sex after menopause, does that mean you're dealing with it? Just not having sex? Whatever your coping mechanism, it doesn't have to be this way.

Cheryl Hines Wants You to Talk About Your Sex Life During Menopause
Cheryl Hines Wants You to Talk About Your Sex Life During Menopause

The Emmy-nominated star recently teamed up with AMAG Pharmaceuticals to raise awareness about an awkward real-life topic: painful sex after menopause.

Menopause and Painful Sex: What You Need to Know
Menopause and Painful Sex: What You Need to Know

Pain during sex does not have to be accepted as a normal part of the aging process.

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.

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.

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.

Search Treatment Options for Cancer
Search Treatment Options for Cancer

If you have cancer, search available clinical trials with HealthyWomen's free and confidential Clinical Trial Navigation Service.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.