Menopause

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

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Brain Fog: Could It Be Menopause?

Many women aren’t prepared for the cognitive problems menopause can cause, including issues with memory and concentration.

By Stephanie Watson

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

Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

In addition to chest pain, warning signs of a heart attack can include shortness of breath, nausea, and neck or back pain.

By HealthAfter50

What Is a Vertebral Compression Fracture?

An estimated 25 percent of American women over 50 experience compression fractures in their lifetime. Here’s what to know about this common source of back pain.

By HealthAfter50

Is It Menopause or a Thyroid Problem?

You wake up sweaty, your heart beating rapidly. If you’re a woman about age 50, your symptoms could be the result of menopause, but maybe it’s your thyroid.

By Jackie Krentzman

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

5 Treatment Options for Vaginal Atrophy

Is it just momentary dryness or could it be vaginal atrophy? Know these basic facts and treatment options in order to better manage your sexual health.

By Dorian Martin

Busting Soy Myths So You Can Enjoy Soy!

Here are the reasons the health benefits of soy outweigh the potential dangers.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Causes of Vaginal Atrophy

Vaginal atrophy is when vaginal tissues become drier, thinner and less elastic. But what causes it?

By Eileen Bailey