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Complications

11 Tips for Managing Menopause and Thyroid Disease

When you’re a woman over 40, symptoms such as fatigue, brain fog, and weight changes are common. But are they due to a thyroid condition, or is it related to menopause? Let’s explore what you need to know about perimenopause, menopause, and your thyr...

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Healthy Aging

5 Annoying Ways Menopause Messes With Your Sleep

Don’t let wacky hormones keep you up all night. Doctors offer easy solutions for zonking out in bed and staying that way—happily, less sweatily—till morning.

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Let's Talk About Menopause Treatment

Hot flashes, mood swings, the need to pee All. The. Time.: Menopause isn't always the most delightful experience. But there are now lots of ways to get relief so you can feel like yourself again, body and mind.

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Five Questions

What One Woman Learned From Endometrial Cancer: 'Pay Attention to Your Symptoms'

An endometrial cancer survivor shares her story and key advice to help you notice early symptoms, get fast treatment, and more tips.

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Living With

15 Health-boosting Tips for Women with RA

From the key screenings and questions to ask your doctor to the most impactful health habits, learn how to stay on top of your RA and live your healthiest life.

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Let's Talk About Early and Premature Menopause

When your body's jolted into a physiological transition that shouldn't occur for another 10 to 20 years, it can be jarring as hell. Understanding what's going on is the first step to dealing with it and feeling better—emotionally and physically.

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Let's Talk About Menopause

Everything you need to know about the signs, symptoms, causes, natural remedies, and treatments for menopause.

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Lifestyle

11 Best Tips for Healthy Breasts

Boobs: They come in all shapes, sizes, colors, and variations. But this universal wisdom will keep anyone’s feeling good—and help lower your risk of breast cancer.

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Managing Flares

Chronic Hives and Menstruation: What You Need to Know

Chronic hives get worse during PMS and menstruation for many women. Learn how hormonal changes can spark allergic reactions that inflame urticaria.

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Healthy Aging

Let's Talk About Perimenopause

It’s the leadup to menopause, and it can cause some wacky changes in your body. Here, the doctor-vetted details on the symptoms and, if you need ‘em, the top treatments to help you feel calmer, cooler, and all-around less freaked.

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Symptoms

Let's Talk About the Signs and Symptoms of Menopause

Have you entered the big M yet? Or feel like you're heading down that hormonal highway? Read on to find out exactly how to spot the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause.

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Mary Shomon
Patient Advocate

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and bestselling author on thyroid disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health.

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
Health Professional

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.