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Middle age woman having a hot flash from menopause.

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.

Middle age woman patient talking to a doctor.

Good News for Women on Menopause Hormone Therapy

If you’re struggling with hot flashes and vaginal symptoms, is hormone therapy right for you? New guidelines say it’s not as risky as once thought.

Woman looking at wrinkles in the mirror.

Can You Trust These Eye Wrinkle Treatments?

Cosmetic filler injections, microneedling, and laser therapy are effective solutions for undereye wrinkles. Here are the pros and cons of each treatment.

Mood Changes and Menopause: How to Cope

Mood Changes and Menopause: How to Cope

In addition to night sweats and hot flashes, menopause can be accompanied by mood swings as well as bouts of depression. Here’s how to cope.

Menopause Sleep

Menopause: 7 Ways to Get Some Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep can become difficult as you get older and find yourself combatting menopause symptoms. Try these tips for better slumber.

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Custom-Compounded HRT Dangers

Many women who opt for custom-compounded bioidentical hormone replacement therapy do so because they believe it’s a natural and safe option. Doctors disagree.

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Risks and Benefits of Hormone Therapy

A reanalysis of the data shows it can help women in certain cases. Here’s the latest research.

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A Fix for Vaginal Dryness?

The symptoms of menopause can bring dryness and even painful sex. Can anything be done?

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Alternatives

If you’re in a high-risk category or are apprehensive about the risks of hormone replacement therapy to treat menopause symptoms, there are other options available.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Choices

Hormone replacement therapy comes in several forms, including pill, skin patch, gel, cream, lotion, vaginal ring, or spray. Each has its own risks and benefits.