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

How hormonal changes affect your breast cancer risk

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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.

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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.

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How to Get Ready for Menopause

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

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Dealing With Rage During the Perimenopause Transition and Beyond

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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HRT: The (Current) Upshot

Hormone replacement therapy isn't right for everyone, but it may be right for some. That's why you should discuss it with your health care provider, who can help you evaluate the risks for you.

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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.

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