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Mature woman experiencing hot flashes.

My Melatonin/Maca Menopause Miracle

Could these natural remedies help your hot flashes and other symptoms?

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Endometriosis and Birth Control: My Experience

When Julie found out she had endometriosis, she tried different hormonal birth control options to lessen symptoms and pain. Here’s what worked for her.

Young woman lying down holding her stomach in pain.

What I Wish I’d Known Before Having Surgery for Endometriosis

“In 2013, I had the first of three laparoscopic surgeries for endometriosis. Had I known then what I know now, I could have avoided at least one of those surgeries.”

Stressed mother holding her baby.

Postpartum Anxiety: I Became an Angry Mommy Monster

When Ginger found herself angry, stressed, and paranoid after the birth of her second daughter, she knew: Something wasn’t right.

Woman with cancer reading.

Essential Metastatic Breast Cancer Book List

If you're looking for more information about metastatic breast cancer, try these reading suggestions, including cookbooks, medical guides, memoirs, and more.

Contemplative woman sitting on dead tree and looking sky.

I Have Vulvodynia, But It Took Years to Put a Name to My Pain

Lauren was only 14 when she first started experiencing pain “down there.” But doctor after doctor told her nothing was wrong. This is her story.