Menopause & Aging Well

Gabriella Espinosa

Ignorance Isn’t Bliss When It Comes to Sex in Menopause

I realized there was so little I knew about my sexual health going into menopause

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Top 10 Menopause Symptoms

Learn what symptoms can you expect during perimenopause, menopause and postmenopause

Woman having a hot flash

Once Hot Flashes Fade, Are There Lasting Health Impacts?

Research shows that hot flashes may signal potential health risks years later

Sherell Flagg in 2021

Las mujeres de raza negra a menudo sufren en silencio durante la menopausia. Yo voy a seguir hablando.

Trabajo para combatir el estigma que lleva a tantas mujeres a no estar preparadas para los cambios mentales y físicos de la menopausia.

Dr. Octavia Cannon

A Conversation With Dr. Octavia Cannon About How Race Can Influence Menopause

Although every woman goes through menopause once they reach a certain age, it can be more difficult for women of color

2017 (Photo/Alina Oswald)

I Believe I’m Aging Faster Because I Have HIV

We don’t really know how HIV impacts aging, since surviving it was nearly impossible a generation ago

Sherell Flagg in 2021

Black Women Often Suffer in Silence During Menopause. I’m Going to Keep Talking.

I’m working to fight the stigma that leads so many women to being unprepared for the mental and physical changes of menopause

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Why Access to Contraception Matters for Women of All Ages

Contraceptives help with many health concerns beyond pregnancy prevention, yet millions of women struggle to access them

JoAnn Pinkerton, M.D.

JoAnn Pinkerton, M.D., Speaks With HealthyWomen About Hormone Therapy for Menopause

The former president of the North American Menopause Society explains its new position statement on hormone therapy

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Is It Menopause or Something Else?

Menopause shares symptoms with many health conditions — some of them serious

Jaimie Seaton

My Quest for Uninterrupted Sleep

I’ve had insomnia for more than a decade, but I’m finally taking charge

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How Much Do You Know About Alzheimer’s Disease?

Take our quiz to find out about this common brain disorder

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