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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.

Create Your Own Spa Sanctuary at Home
Create Your Own Spa Sanctuary at Home

We can't all go to a spa whenever we'd like, but there are things we can do at home to create the spa experience and transform our own personal space into a sanctuary.

12 Ways to Stay on Track With Your Health Goals During the Holidays
12 Ways to Stay on Track With Your Health Goals During the Holidays

Some of the good things about the holidays—like good food and family gatherings—can go bad when you go overboard. Try these tricks for keeping your health on track.

Another Plus to Cardiac Rehab: Better Sex
Another Plus to Cardiac Rehab: Better Sex

Heart patients taking part in cardiac rehabilitation could receive a spicy side effect from the program—a boost in their sex life.

Are You Married to Bickering?
Are You Married to Bickering?

If you bicker a lot with your spouse, it could be because you're running low on energy.

Intimacy: The Elusive Fountain of Youth?
Intimacy: The Elusive Fountain of Youth?

People seeking more satisfaction in their later years might find sex is the spice of life, new research suggests.

Insights Into Women and Stroke Risk
Insights Into Women and Stroke Risk

You might be surprised to learn that stroke is the number three killer of women.

As Gun Violence Grows, U.S. Life Expectancy Drops
As Gun Violence Grows, U.S. Life Expectancy Drops

Rising rates of gun-related deaths from violence and suicide have contributed to a drop in Americans' life expectancy.

AARP Recognizes Menopause Care Gap
AARP Recognizes Menopause Care Gap

Far too many menopausal women can't find the health care they need to get help with their menopausal symptoms. 


Holidays Hike Heart Attack Risk
Holidays Hike Heart Attack Risk

Whether it's the stress of choosing the right gift, drinking and eating too much, or fighting with relatives about politics, the holidays can be hard on your heart.

How Puzzles and Games Might Help Your Aging Brain
How Puzzles and Games Might Help Your Aging Brain

Those Sunday crossword puzzles may not prevent the aging brain from slowing down -- but they might protect it in a different way.

Few Americans Have Optimal 'Metabolic Health'
Few Americans Have Optimal 'Metabolic Health'

Only about one in eight American adults has what is known as good metabolic health.

Tips to Stop Urine Leaks
Tips to Stop Urine Leaks

Urinary leaks are embarrassing and inconvenient at any age, but especially for young women participating in sports. These tips can help women strengthen their pelvic muscles and reduce leakage.

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.