Women's Health

Menopause

Learn all about menopause, including lifestyle tips and health problems you may experience during this stage of life.

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Diagnosis

Is it Menopause, or Your Thyroid?

Since exhaustion, weight gain, and brain fog are symptoms of menopause and thyroid, it’s hard to know which it is.

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Alternative Treatment

My Melatonin/Maca Menopause Miracle

Could these natural remedies help your hot flashes and other symptoms?

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Symptoms

Tech Tools to Help Manage Hot Flashes

Menopause can come with some not-so-fun symptoms, including hot flashes. Here are some handy gadgets to help manage them.

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Healthy Aging

Menopause and Autoimmune Disease: What to Expect

Wondering how hormonal changes during menopause will impact your existing autoimmune disorders and their symptoms? Here’s what you should know.

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Risk Factors

Menopause Before 45 Increases Your Risk of Diabetes

Did you go through menopause before the age of 45? Researchers think that you might be at a higher risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Complications

11 Tips for Managing Menopause and Thyroid Disease

When you’re a woman over 40, symptoms such as fatigue, brain fog, and weight changes are common. But are they due to a thyroid condition, or is it related to menopause? Let’s explore what you need to know about perimenopause, menopause, and your thyr...

Menopausal woman having a hot flash.
Symptoms

Have Hot Flashes? You May Be at Higher Risk for Breast Cancer

Menopausal women who experience persistent hot flashes or night sweats are more likely to develop breast cancer than women who don’t have hot flashes.

Middle age woman having a hot flash from menopause.
Medication

Incontinence Drug Can Relieve Menopause-Related Hot Flashes

Researchers have found that the urinary incontinence medication oxybutynin can reduce the severity and frequency of hot flashes in menopausal women who aren't able to take hormone replacement therapy.

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Risk Factors

Missing Teeth? Postmenopausal? Check Your Blood Pressure

A study of 36,692 postmenopausal women in the United States indicated that women who have lost teeth are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure.

Stressed woman experiencing the symptoms of early menopause.
Risk Factors

Early Menopause, Shorter Life?

Women who experienced early menopause typically had shorter lifespans and were more likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes than women with average- or late-onset menopause.

Middle age menopausal women eating a healthy meal together.
Lifestyle

Nutrition Tips to Keep You Healthy Through Menopause

Your diet is just as important as you age as it has been all your life, so don't let menopause be when you stop paying attention. Here are some key areas to focus on.

Meet the Experts

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
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Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.

Mary Shomon
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Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

Eileen Bailey
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Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.