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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.

By Jackie Krentzman

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.

By Stephanie Watson

What Does the Thyroid Do?

The thyroid produces hormones that regulate metabolism. This affects every organ in your body, as well as heart rate, blood pressure, and body temperature.

By Jeff Bauer

Acupuncture: When It's Worth a Try

More than 3 million Americans a year seek out acupuncture as a treatment for what ails them. But does it really work?

By HealthAfter50

What Is Uterine Prolapse? My Story

About 200,000 prolapse surgeries are performed each year in the U.S.—comparable to the number of heart bypass surgeries. I have come to think of prolapse as the most common female ailment no one has ever heard of.

By Nancy Metcalf

How to Restore Your Sex Drive After Menopause

Your libido can take a hit after you go through menopause. Here’s how to get things back to normal.

By HealthAfter50

Can Menopause Trigger Chronic Hives?

Find out why the hormonal changes and hot flashes of menopause may be connected to chronic idiopathic urticaria, and what you can do to treat it later in life.

By Eileen Bailey

6 Simple Ways to Relieve Menopause Symptoms

Here’s how to fix hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness.

By HealthAfter50

What Women Can Do About Hair Loss

Millions of women experience female pattern hair loss, or alopecia, after menopause. Here are some possible fixes.

By HealthAfter50

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.

By HealthAfter50