How to Get Ready for Menopause

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

Menopause & Aging Well

Dealing With Rage During the Perimenopause Transition and Beyond

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

Menopause & Aging Well

Menopause Goes Beyond Reproductive Issues

This change of life affects our health from head to toe; it's important to get educated and find the right health care provider.

Menopause & Aging Well

Dealing With Early Menopause Madness at 41

It was almost a relief to learn the hormonal hell I'd been experiencing had a name.

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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.

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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.

Menopause & Aging Well

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.

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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.

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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.


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Study Points to Increased Risks After Stopping Hormone Therapy

A new study shows an increased risk of death from heart attack and stroke in the first year after stopping hormone therapy for women under age 60.

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I am a Hairy Woman Due to PCOS—And I am Happy and Proud of It

Exactly one year ago today, my gastroenterologist pulled the curtain back to find me still in post-colonoscopy position, groggy, yet mostly awake and said the words I have been waiting to hear since 2009: "There are no ulcers. You are in remission."

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