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Menopause

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

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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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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.

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Treatment

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.

Writing out a weight loss plan.
Healthy Aging

How Judy Won the War on Weight

Losing weight after menopause and keeping it off long-term was a challenge for Judy. Learn how a close friend helped her finally achieve her goals.

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Prevention

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.