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Bleeding After Menopause: Cause for Concern?

The major concern associated with postmenopausal bleeding is to exclude the possibility of endometrial cancer.

By HealthAfter50

Midlife Memory Loss in Women

Some studies report that as many as 60 percent of women notice memory problems at midlife. Here’s what may be behind it, and what to do about it.

By HealthAfter50

What Is Uterine Prolapse? My Story

About 200,000 prolapse surgeries are performed each year in the U.S.—comparable to the number of heart bypass surgeries. I have come to think of prolapse as the most common female ailment no one has ever heard of.

By Nancy Metcalf

The Strange Case of the Vibrating Breast

Does your breast ever feel like it’s… vibrating? Here’s what this may mean.

By PJ Hamel

How to Restore Your Sex Drive After Menopause

Your libido can take a hit after you go through menopause. Here’s how to get things back to normal.

By HealthAfter50

6 Simple Ways to Relieve Menopause Symptoms

Here’s how to fix hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness.

By HealthAfter50

How Women Can Cope With Incontinence

It can be embarrassing to tell your doctor you have bladder control problems. The good news is that eight in 10 women who seek treatment find relief.

By HealthAfter50

What Women Can Do About Hair Loss

Millions of women experience female pattern hair loss, or alopecia, after menopause. Here are some possible fixes.

By HealthAfter50

Interstitial Cystitis: Relief for Bladder Pain

Do you have chronic pelvic pain and feel the need to urinate urgently and frequently? You might be one of the estimated 5 million Americans with IC/BPS

By HealthAfter50

5 Ways to Protect Your Mind

It’s not uncommon to feel like your brain isn’t functioning as well as it should during the transition to menopause. But there are things you can do to guard against changes in your memory and cognitive function.

By HealthAfter50