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Who Do You Talk To About Menopause? Feature
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Who Do You Talk To About Menopause?

Please take this quick survey about the conversations you have regarding menopause.

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
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The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

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.

What Do You Know About Your Sexual Health After Menopause?
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What Do You Know About Your Sexual Health After Menopause?

If you are a woman who is 45 years or older, we want to understand your knowledge and experience with menopause and sexual health. Please take this survey.

Speed Up Your Metabolism at Midlife
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Speed Up Your Metabolism at Midlife

If you've noticed your clothes feeling a little tight these days, blame middle age. As we age, our metabolism slows. Find out what you can do to speed up your metabolism and lose that extra weight.

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.

The Pros and Cons of Hormone Therapy
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The Pros and Cons of Hormone Therapy

Confused? Don't be. Here are the basics you need to know about the risks and benefits of hormone therapy.

Dry Skin and Menopause
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Dry Skin and Menopause

Estrogen declines as you approach menopause which decreases your skin's ability to produce and hold on to moisture. Find out what you can do about dry skin.

Normalizing Menopause in the Workplace
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Normalizing Menopause in the Workplace

Women are often at the peak of their careers during the transition to menopause, and, yet, menopause remains unmentionable in the workplace. Here are some tips to help normalize menopause on the job.

When Sex Hurts
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When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

How We Get Turned On
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How We Get Turned On

The female sexual response cycle—how women experience sex—is complicated, unpredictable and different from men's sexual response. Find out more about sexual satisfaction.

Taking Birth Control Pills After 40
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Taking Birth Control Pills After 40

For most women, it's fine to take birth control pills throughout their 40s and early 50s—and there may even be some advantages other than contraception.

What You Can Do About Painful Sex
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What You Can Do About Painful Sex

After menopause, many women experience painful sex, sometimes due to vaginal dryness and even vaginal atrophy. Here are ways you can make intercourse comfortable again.

How Menopause Messes With Your Sleep
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How Menopause Messes With Your Sleep

Sure, menopause causes hot flashes, mood swings and weight gain. But did you know it also messes with your sleep?

AARP Recognizes Menopause Care Gap
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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. 


Why Don't Women Want to Talk About Menopause?
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Why Don't Women Want to Talk About Menopause?

A recent AARP survey showed that a surprising number of women never discuss their menopausal symptoms with their health care provider. Here's why you should talk about them.

You're Not Alone Facing Obstacles to Sex
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You're Not Alone Facing Obstacles to Sex

Sex after menopause can be challenging—and you're not alone if you feel that way. Talk to your partner, and, if you need help, talk to your health care professional.

It Is Possible to Treat Painful Sex After Menopause
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It Is Possible to Treat Painful Sex After Menopause

If you're not speaking up about painful sex after menopause, does that mean you're dealing with it? Just not having sex? Whatever your coping mechanism, it doesn't have to be this way.

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

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

Menopause and Panic Attacks: What's the Connection?
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Menopause and Panic Attacks: What's the Connection?

Many women going through perimenopause and menopause experience frequent panic attacks, likely connected to fluctuating hormones. The panic attacks can hit unexpectedly and at any time.

7 Effective Ways to Deal With Menopause
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7 Effective Ways to Deal With Menopause

Menopause is a passage into a new phase of life and ushers in a new set of challenges. Here are some tips to help you be your own health advocate and stay healthy.

Cheryl Hines Wants You to Talk About Your Sex Life During Menopause
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Cheryl Hines Wants You to Talk About Your Sex Life During Menopause

The Emmy-nominated star recently teamed up with AMAG Pharmaceuticals to raise awareness about an awkward real-life topic: painful sex after menopause.

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

Pregnancy Complications Tied to More Menopausal Hot Flashes
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Pregnancy Complications Tied to More Menopausal Hot Flashes

Tough pregnancies might translate into tough times during menopause, new research suggests.

10 Secrets to Sail Through Menopause
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10 Secrets to Sail Through Menopause

Try these 10 secrets for coping with menopause that can empower you to be healthier, wiser and stronger.

Menopause and Painful Sex: What You Need to Know
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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.

7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now
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7 Perimenopause Symptoms You Need to Know About Now

If you’re experiencing irregular periods, mood swings and hot flashes, you may be in perimenopause, the walk-up to menopause. Learn the symptoms of this transitional period.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
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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.