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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Osteopenia Treatment: 9 Drug-Free Steps to Take

Learn about the different treatment options available and find out the actions you can take right now to lower your risk.

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Hysterectomy Wreaks Havoc on Your Hormones

A hysterectomy can cause major hormonal changs that put you at greater risk of thyroid cancer and other thyroid issues.

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No More Cold and Clammy Night Sweats

Although night sweats isn’t a sleep disorder, they can still wreak havoc on your life — and sheets. There are a few culprits that could be eliminated so you sleep soundly — and dry.

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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.

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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.