Menopause

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

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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.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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.

By Mary Shomon

Tips and Products to Help You Sleep During Menopause

Night sweats and hot flashes keeping you awake? These suggestions can help.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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.

By Martin Reed

What Causes Postmenopausal Weight Gain?

Genetics and exercise both affect weight gain after menopause. Find out what you can do to prevent obesity as your metabolism slows down with age.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Hot Flashes and Other Menopause Symptoms Can Last Years

A new study conducted by researchers at the Mayo Clinic suggests symptoms of menopause – night sweats and hot flashes, for example – affect a significant percentage of women into their 60s, 70s, and 80s, not just during midlife.

By Diane Domina

High Carb Diet May Be Linked to Earlier Menopause

Diet can affect the age at which a woman experiences menopause, according to a study. A diet high in carbohydrates like pasta and rice is associated with early menopause.

By Diane Domina

How to Take Care of Your Vision During Menopause

If you are a woman of menopausal age, taking a proactive approach to your eye health is key.

By Malaika Hill

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