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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.

The Bottom Blood Pressure Number Matters, Too
The Bottom Blood Pressure Number Matters, Too

Yes, you need to make sure you pay attention to the blood pressure bottom number. Here is what you need to know.

Clues to Why Women Have Higher Odds for Alzheimer's
Clues to Why Women Have Higher Odds for Alzheimer's

Rates of Alzheimer's disease are higher in women than in men, and researchers now think they know why.

Health Choices Women Should Make by Age 50
Health Choices Women Should Make by Age 50

Making smart health choice can help you have a strong body and mind into your 50s and beyond.

Hormones and the Heart: What You Need to Know
Hormones and the Heart: What You Need to Know

We need to make sure we’re aware of the changes in cardiovascular health due to the depletion of estrogen. Here are the details.

The Best Products for Hair Removal
The Best Products for Hair Removal

As hormones change around menopause, many women notice an increase in unwanted facial hair. There are many options for managing that hairy situation.

Constipation and Menopause: Are You a No-Go?
Constipation and Menopause: Are You a No-Go?

Constipation may become a problem in menopause, and, yes, hormones may be to blame. So, what can you do about it?

How to Avoid Bad Breath: The Best Products for Your Mouth
How to Avoid Bad Breath: The Best Products for Your Mouth

Bad breath, food stuck in your teeth, dry mouth—there's a lot that goes on in your mouth and good oral health is essential.

Myth or Fact: Are 8 Glasses of Water a Day Really Necessary?
Myth or Fact: Are 8 Glasses of Water a Day Really Necessary?

Many of us learned that we should drink eight glasses of water a day, but is that true? It may be more, depending on what we eat and other factors.

5 Easy Ways to Get Healthier This Summer—and All Year Long
5 Easy Ways to Get Healthier This Summer—and All Year Long

With its longer days and warmer weather, summer gives you the perfect opportunity to develop good habits that will carry you into the colder months.

Are Your Medications Doing What They Are Supposed to Do?
Are Your Medications Doing What They Are Supposed to Do?

There are risks and benefits to all medicines, and it's important to know whether your medications are achieving the desired goals.

The Benefits of High-Intensity Workouts
The Benefits of High-Intensity Workouts

All exercise has its benefits, but there is one form that may give you a boost in the bedroom—strength and high-intensity workouts.

What's the Connection Between Bad Breath and Menopause?
What's the Connection Between Bad Breath and Menopause?

When your body chemistry changes at menopause, so does the environment in your mouth. And that can mean bad breath.

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.

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.

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.

Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers
Kids of Older Moms May Have Advantage Over Their Peers

Although older women may face more potential pregnancy complications, their children seem to fare better in some ways over the long run, a new study suggests.