Menopause Tied to Loss of Lung Function

Your ability to fully expand your lungs diminishes during and after menopause, a decline that may be on par with smoking 20 cigarettes a day for 10 years.
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.
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.

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.

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.
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.
Jeff Bauer

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