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For Women, Osteoporosis Leaves Physical and Emotional Scars

This silent disease can take an emotional toll on women because of physical, lifestyle and dependency changes

How Women of All Ages Can Prevent Osteoporosis

Tips for keeping your bones healthy and strong

Hormones and Breast Cancer Risk: What’s the Connection?

How hormonal changes affect your breast cancer risk

Fast Facts: Everything You Need to Know About the Thyroid

Women are more likely to have problems with their thyroid than men. Here's what you need to know.

Perimenopause Is Like the Weather: It Can Be Terrible, but It Will Pass

I've suffered from PMS for most of my life, and perimenopausal depression is worse.

How to Get Ready for Menopause

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

Dealing With Rage During the Perimenopause Transition and Beyond

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

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.

Dealing With Early Menopause Madness at 41

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

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.

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.

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