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Menopause and Anxiety: The Connection Feature
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Menopause and Anxiety: The Connection

As you go through perimenopause and into menopause, you are more likely to experience anxiety, depression, mood swings and panic attacks.

Signs of High Testosterone in Women
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Signs of High Testosterone in Women

Find out what happens when testosterone levels in women are too high.

The Beginner's Guide to Menopause
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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.

Is Your Thyroid Making You Gain Weight?
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Is Your Thyroid Making You Gain Weight?

When your thyroid underperforms and can't produce enough of the thyroid hormone needed to regulate many bodily functions, it can cause weight gain. But the good news is that the condition can be treated.

Have Unwanted Hair? You May Want to Get a Hormone Test
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Have Unwanted Hair? You May Want to Get a Hormone Test

Women with dark, coarse hair growth on the face, chest or back should be tested for polycystic ovary syndrome and other underlying health problems.

Low Progesterone Symptoms
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Low Progesterone Symptoms

Progesterone is a hormone that regulates many functions in a woman's body. Learn to recognize low progesterone and what you can do about it.

Causes of Mood Swings
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Causes of Mood Swings

Occasional mood swings are normal, but it may help to know what's causing your mood swings, especially if they're disrupting your life.

How Hormone Levels Get Off Track
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How Hormone Levels Get Off Track

Hormones play a major role in how the body works, and when hormone levels get off track, there may be a variety of symptoms and a range of causes.

Menopause and Sleep: What's the Connection?
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Menopause and Sleep: What's the Connection?

If you're a woman in midlife, you may find yourself tossing and turning and waking up multiple times each night. The problem may be related to menopause.

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

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

Signs of a Hormonal Imbalance
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Signs of a Hormonal Imbalance

Most women experience hormonal fluctuations over the course of a lifetime, but what happens when you have a hormonal imbalance? 


Birth Control Side Effects That Aren't Normal
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Birth Control Side Effects That Aren't Normal

Many side effects of birth control are minor and often go away over time, but some are more serious and can be symptoms of a serious condition.

15 Things Your Thyroid Can Affect
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15 Things Your Thyroid Can Affect

The thyroid is a small gland, but it helps coordinate many of your body's activities from metabolism and weight to hair thickness and sweating.

Thyroid Awareness: What Happens When This Little Gland Goes Haywire
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Thyroid Awareness: What Happens When This Little Gland Goes Haywire

The thyroid is a tiny gland in your neck that sends thyroid hormones throughout the body, controlling many functions. When the thyroid stops working properly, it can cause many symptoms.

Could It Be PMS?
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Could It Be PMS?

Three out of four women experience premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, at some point in their lives—and it's never fun. Learn more about how to keep PMS at bay.

5 Easy Ways to Bust Menopause Fatigue
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5 Easy Ways to Bust Menopause Fatigue

The hormone fluctuations of menopause can zap your energy and leave you feeling fatigued. What's a woman to do? Try these simple fatigue busters.

The Heart and Estrogen
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The Heart and Estrogen

If you're concerned about taking hormone replacement therapy because of increased risk for breast cancer, remember this: Heart disease kills more than twice as many women as breast cancer does. And HRT may reduce your heart disease risk.

Evaluating Hormone Therapy
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Evaluating Hormone Therapy

Dr. Barb DePree, a menopause specialist, reviews the latest research and thinking on hormone therapy for menopausal women and gives some advice.

Another Study on Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer
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Another Study on Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer

A new study reopens the debate over whether hormone therapy used to treat the symptoms of menopause raises women's risk of breast cancer.


Hormones and the Heart: What You Need to Know
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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.

Estrogen Can Substantially Decrease the Risk of Alzheimer's
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Estrogen Can Substantially Decrease the Risk of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is a concern for many menopausal women, and yet most do not consider taking hormone replacement therapy, even though estrogen can significantly delay Alzheimer's.

Global Guidance for Testosterone for HSDD
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Global Guidance for Testosterone for HSDD

A global position statement, endorsed by many international organizations, supports the use of testosterone for treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD.

From Stressing to Bench Pressing: How I Took Control of My Hypothyroidism Diagnosis
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From Stressing to Bench Pressing: How I Took Control of My Hypothyroidism Diagnosis

When Mary received a hypothyroidism diagnosis, she decided to make significant life changes and truly take control of her life. Read her story.

Can Menopause Cause Brain Fog?
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Can Menopause Cause Brain Fog?

Those memory lapses you may be feeling in perimenopause and menopause are very real. Falling estrogen is to blame for brain fog. But, don't worry—you will recover.

PCOS and Menopause
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PCOS and Menopause

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, affects hormones levels, causing difficulties with fertility and raising some health risks. Find out what happens to PCOS when hormones change at menopause.