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When Sex Hurts Feature
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When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy
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The Reality behind Testosterone Therapy

Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.

Managing Perimenopausal Symptoms
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Managing Perimenopausal Symptoms

If you're having hot flashes, problems sleeping and other perimenopausal symptoms, try these options for relief.

How to Take Care of Your Heart After Menopause
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How to Take Care of Your Heart After Menopause

February is American Heart Month and a good time to focus on taking care of your heart. This is especially important for postmenopausal women.

What No One Tells You About Menopause
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What No One Tells You About Menopause

You probably know about the weight gain, hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause. Here are some other side effects of menopause.

When Sex Hurts
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When Sex Hurts

Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.

Speed Up Your Metabolism at Midlife
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Speed Up Your Metabolism at Midlife

If you've noticed your clothes feeling a little tight these days, blame middle age. As we age, our metabolism slows. Find out what you can do to speed up your metabolism and lose that extra weight.

Menopause and Anxiety: The Connection
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Menopause and Anxiety: The Connection

As you go through perimenopause and into menopause, you are more likely to experience anxiety, depression, mood swings and panic attacks.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
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Menopause and Vaginal Dryness

Lower levels of estrogen often mean vaginal dryness after menopause. Learn what you can do to minimize symptoms and treat vaginal dryness.

Could It Be the Transition to Menopause?
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Could It Be the Transition to Menopause?

You wake up soaked in sweat, you can't lose the last five pounds and your interest in sex is waning. You may be wondering if these are symptoms of perimenopause.

The Hormones of Desire
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The Hormones of Desire

Understanding how hormones can affect your sex life.

Menopause and Anxiety (Revisited)
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Menopause and Anxiety (Revisited)

The symptoms of perimenopause and menopause can be very real and very upsetting to many women. What can you do?

How to Tame a Hot Flash (No Hormones Required)
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How to Tame a Hot Flash (No Hormones Required)

The North American Menopause Society makes recommendations on nonhormonal ways to reduce hot flashes.

How to Take Care of Your Heart After Menopause
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How to Take Care of Your Heart After Menopause

February is American Heart Month and a good time to focus on taking care of your heart. This is especially important for postmenopausal women.

What Kind of Fat Is a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women
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What Kind of Fat Is a Hazard for Postmenopausal Women

When a certain type of fat collects around the heart, it may be a sign of developing heart disease in postmenopausal women, a new study suggests.

Later Start, Finish to Menstruation May Extend Women's Lives
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Later Start, Finish to Menstruation May Extend Women's Lives

Women whose periods begin later and who experience menopause later in life are more likely to live to be 90, new research suggests

Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts
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Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts

The sleep woes that many women suffer during menopause may be more than a nuisance: New research suggests a link between lost sleep and an increase in risk factors for heart disease and stroke.

Postmenopausal? Give Exercise a Try
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Postmenopausal? Give Exercise a Try

After menopause, moderate exercise can help women manage hot flashes, become more fit and feel better, a new study suggests.

How Does Having Kids Affect Premature or Early Menopause?
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How Does Having Kids Affect Premature or Early Menopause?

The risk of premature or early menopause is higher among women who began having menstrual periods at a young age and did not have children, a new report contends.

Delving into Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
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Delving into Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

Menopausal women with genitourinary syndrome often report lower urinary tract symptoms including frequency, urgency, nocturia, urge incontinence and urinary tract infections.

How to Stay Heart-Healthy After Menopause
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How to Stay Heart-Healthy After Menopause

Good nutrition, a healthy weight and exercise all factor into heart health. For midlife women, depression may also raise risk of heart disease.

Menopause and Anxiety: The Connection
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Menopause and Anxiety: The Connection

As you go through perimenopause and into menopause, you are more likely to experience anxiety, depression, mood swings and panic attacks.

Benefits of Being a Woman of
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Benefits of Being a Woman of "The Perfect Age"

A panel of celebrities honors "50 Over 50," a group of 50 women who are at the top of their game after age 50.

Do More Hot Flashes Mean Mood Woes During Menopause?
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Do More Hot Flashes Mean Mood Woes During Menopause?

Women who believe they have a lot of hot flashes during the night may be more likely to experience mild depression during menopause, a new study suggests.

More Evidence Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is Real
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More Evidence Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is Real

Those memory lapses many women notice around menopause are real, and they can begin at a relatively young age, researchers report.

Menopause and Vaginal Dryness
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Menopause and Vaginal Dryness

Lower levels of estrogen often mean vaginal dryness after menopause. Learn what you can do to minimize symptoms and treat vaginal dryness.