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Watch For These 5 Factors Before HRT
Hormone replacement therapy is one of the most popular and effective treatments for the symptoms of menopause. But it has been plagued by conflicting information about its risks.
Weight Goes Up With Menopause
Hot flashes are just part of the transition in middle-aged women as they hit menopause.
Getting a Grip on Hormones While Fighting Cancer
It happens at some point to every woman: the hot flashes and night sweats signaling a major change in life. For cancer patients, these symptoms can be side effects of the treatment regimen.
Putting Humpty Dumpty Together Again
Women who beat cancer with the help of radiation or chemotherapy often damage their eggs in the process. But there may be a way to eventually prevent infertility.
9 Ways to Take Charge After Menopause
If you're in your 40s or 50s and you've gone a full year without a period, menopause is knocking on your door. Don't worry — it's a great time to fling open that door of opportunity.
Lexapro for Hot Flashes
Hot flashes can get in the way of social activities, work, and sleep. Help managing hot flashes can improve quality of life.
Hormone Therapy May Be OK for Women
Hot flashes, sleepless nights, vaginal dryness, mood swings... The symptoms of menopause can be uncomfortable. Many treatment options are available, including controversial hormone therapy. But is it safe?
European Drug for Menopause and Osteoporosis
Pfizer Inc. announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) accepted for review the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for bazedoxifene/conjugated estrogens (BZA/CE), a potential new medicine for postmenopausal women with a uterus for the treatment of estrogen deficiency symptoms and treatment of osteoporosis in women at risk of fracture.
Weight Loss for Postmenopausal Women
As a person ages and the metabolism slows down, it can be more difficult to lose weight. Women past menopause can use strategies to shed the extra pounds though.
Why Does Menopause Bring on RA?
Menopause can be a time of massive change for many women. It is important to keep in mind that it's a natural change. But when menopause comes early, it could be a sign of arthritis to come.