Menopause

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

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How to Handle Weight Gain at Menopause

Learn why you may struggle with weight during midlife and get strategies to help.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Does Menopause Weaken Your Immune System?

Menopause is a time of many changes, and those changes can reduce your immunity. Here’s what you should know.

By Eileen Bailey

How to Know if You're in Perimenopause

What is perimenopause, anyway? And what are the symptoms? Learn more here.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Post-Menopausal Women Should Not Use Hormonal Therapy to Prevent Chronic Conditions

The latest guidelines no longer support the use of hormone therapy to prevent diseases like heart disease and breast cancer. Here’s why.

By Eileen Bailey

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.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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.

By Nancy Monson

Menopause Symptoms & Why Obesity Makes Them Worse

A new study finds that hot flashes and their consequences are less severe for women at a healthy weight.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Age at Menopause Influences Fracture Risk in Women

When it comes to menopause and the risk of bone fractures, it turns out age matters.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Can Menopause Raise Your Blood Pressure?

Blood pressure numbers increase considerably for women after menopause. Here’s what the research shows.

By Jackie Krentzman

Menopause Tied to Loss of Lung Function

Your ability to fully expand your lungs diminishes during and after menopause, a decline that may be on par with smoking 20 cigarettes a day for 10 years.

By Jackie Krentzman