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Who Do You Talk To About Menopause?Feature
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.

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's
Caring for Someone with Alzheimer's

Being a caregiver is challenging under the best of circumstances, but caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease presents its own unique set of concerns and problems.

12 Easy Ways to  Avoid the Thanksgiving Faux Pas
12 Easy Ways to Avoid the Thanksgiving Faux Pas

Whatever else you bring to the Thanksgiving gathering, remember to bring your manners and civility to avoid a Thanksgiving Faux Pas.

Home Health-Care Tests: Proceed With Caution
Home Health-Care Tests: Proceed With Caution

Home pregnancy tests are commonplace, but that doesn't mean that every type of self-test for health issues is reliable.

If You Experience Post-Menopausal Painful Sex, Speak Up!
If You Experience Post-Menopausal Painful Sex, Speak Up!

It's an awkward conversation that will help you to once again have a sex life. Totally worth it.

Ageism Costs Billions in Health Care Dollars
Ageism Costs Billions in Health Care Dollars

Prejudice directed at older people results in $63 billion in excess health costs each year in the United States.

Does Your Face Become Lopsided As You Age?
Does Your Face Become Lopsided As You Age?

New research shows that differences between the two sides of your face increase with age.

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure
An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

Pain has an annoying way of creeping up on you and settling in to stay. These tips can help you prevent pain, so you won't have to get rid of it.

Half of Older Women Suffer Incontinence
Half of Older Women Suffer Incontinence

Nearly half of older American women have urinary incontinence, but many have not talked to a doctor about it.

Help Your Health Care Professional Talk About Sex
Help Your Health Care Professional Talk About Sex

If you need help talking about sex with your health care professional, here are some tips to help you prepare for and focus the discussion.

If You're a Caregiver, Check Out Caregiver Action Network
If You're a Caregiver, Check Out Caregiver Action Network

Being a caregiver can make you feel alone and overwhelmed. The Caregiver Action Network wants to help and support caregivers through education, peer support and resources.

Are You Comfortable Talking About Painful Sex After Menopause?
Are You Comfortable Talking About Painful Sex After Menopause?

If you experience painful sex after menopause, please take this brief survey.

10-Minute Health Hacks
10-Minute Health Hacks

Sure, your day is busy. But take just 10 minutes to try these health hacks and you'll be glad you did.

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.