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How to Get Ready for Menopause

How to Get Ready for Menopause

Prepare yourself for this stage of life by developing good habits around diet, exercise and sleep

Iron Deficiency Anemia and Heavy Periods: What’s the Connection?

Iron Deficiency Anemia and Heavy Periods: What’s the Connection?

Weakness, headaches and even feeling out of breath are common symptoms, but sometimes they may point to a larger problem.

Why It’s Important to Speak Up About Heavy Uterine Bleeding

Why It’s Important to Speak Up About Heavy Uterine Bleeding

Heavy uterine bleeding is one of the most common gynecological complaints.

Dealing With Rage During the Perimenopause Transition and Beyond

Dealing With Rage During the Perimenopause Transition and Beyond

How to overcome mood changes and fight depression in perimenopause and menopause.

Heavy Uterine Bleeding May Cause This Potentially Serious Complication

Heavy Uterine Bleeding May Cause This Potentially Serious Complication

Heavy uterine bleeding may disrupt a woman's everyday life, but losing so much blood can also cause this potentially serious condition.

Heart Health During Pregnancy and Beyond

Heart Health During Pregnancy and Beyond

As you talk to your doctor about your reproductive health and other factors we typically associate with pregnancy, you should also pay close attention to your heart.

Improve Your Heart Health After Menopause

Improve Your Heart Health After Menopause

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. Dr. Nieca Goldberg tells us how we can reduce our risk.

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.

Bone Health and Estrogen

If you are postmenopausal, calcium and weight-bearing exercise won't help prevent osteoporosis. Talk to your health care professional about hormone replacement therapy for bone health.

Your Brain on Estrogen

Estrogen does a lot of good things for women's brains and may even play a role in Alzheimer's, but much more research is needed about estrogen and menopause.

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.

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