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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.

Stories of African-American women aging with HIV: 'My life wasn't what I hoped it to be'
Stories of African-American women aging with HIV: 'My life wasn't what I hoped it to be'

African-American women aging with HIV often have histories of abuse and trauma, in addition to other medical conditions. A few share their stories.

How to Get Your Stress Under Control for Good
How to Get Your Stress Under Control for Good

The many changes that come with midlife can make stress particularly bothersome, but there are ways you can get stress under control.

Cost, Choice and Equity: Lifting the Health Care Burden on Women
Cost, Choice and Equity: Lifting the Health Care Burden on Women

Rising health care costs and surprise hospital bills often weigh most heavily on women, who must navigate confusing billing and insurance rules to take care of themselves and their families.

Ask Dr. Ruth: A Film About America's Famous Sex Therapist
Ask Dr. Ruth: A Film About America's Famous Sex Therapist

A new documentary, Ask Dr. Ruth, chronicles the life of sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer, who hosted a transformative call-in radio show about sex and relationships in the 1980s.

Preventing Glaucoma
Preventing Glaucoma

Certain ethnic groups, the elderly and people who have family members with glaucoma are at a higher risk than others for the eye disease.

Beware: Low Blood Pressure May Be Hazardous to Your Health
Beware: Low Blood Pressure May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Medical experts disagree on how low blood pressure should be. It varies based on the individual, and it's important to know the risks and benefits for you.

10 Things You Must Know to Practice Safe Sun Care
10 Things You Must Know to Practice Safe Sun Care

You don't have to avoid the sun entirely, but you must learn how to use sunscreen correctly and follow safe sun practices to avoid skin cancer and prematurely aged skin.

Menopause and Schizophrenia: A Connection?
Menopause and Schizophrenia: A Connection?

Menopausal schizophrenia is more common than you might think. If you hear voices, feel paranoid, experience delusions or have other symptoms, seek help from your health care professional.

Will Menopause Symptoms Ever Stop?
Will Menopause Symptoms Ever Stop?

For some women, menopause symptoms like hot flashes may last a lifetime. But there are some lifestyle changes and treatments that may reduce the symptoms.

How to Worship the Sun Without Getting Burned
How to Worship the Sun Without Getting Burned

The dangers of the sun are real, but there are ways to enjoy the sun without getting burned.

It's Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: My Story, Chapter Two
It's Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: My Story, Chapter Two

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, and blogger Judy Freedman shares her story of bladder cancer recurrence and treatment.

Why Are My Orgasms Weak?
Why Are My Orgasms Weak?

There are many reasons women have a decline in the ability to orgasm. Most often the cause is aging, but there are some things you can do about it.

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.