Menopause Myths and Misconceptions
Despite how menopause is often framed in the media, it is not a point in a woman’s life to be feared. Many common myths regarding menopause and life after menopause have been disproven.
PMS Didn't Predict Hot Flashes During Menopause
Since premenstrual symptoms often seem similar to menopausal symptoms, many women with premenstrual symptoms worry that they'll have an uncomfortable menopause, and particularly that they'll have hot flashes.
Early Menopause Could Hurt Your Heart
Women typically go through menopause in their early 50s. Hitting menopause before this age might carry some serious risks to the heart.
Explaining Hormone Therapy to Soothe Menopause Symptoms
From stopping hot flashes to renewed sex drive, hormone therapy promises to turn back the hands of menopausal time, but is it both safe and effective?
What Women Need to Know About Bladder Control
Involuntary loss of urine can be embarrassing and a bit frustrating. Luckily, we have some information about the condition, possible causes and treatments.
After Menopause, Hormones May Lower Glaucoma Risk
Some women take hormone medications to help with menopausal symptoms. It's possible that these medications protect their eyesight as well.
Hormone Therapy After Menopause Upped Pancreatitis Risk
Many women use hormone replacement therapy to help with menopause symptoms. But the treatment does carry some increased risks for developing other medical conditions.
Surprising Side Effects of OTC Meds
If you are using over-the-counter medications, stay aware of these fifteen common side effects.
Testosterone May Help Ladies, Too
Testosterone may help post-menopausal women enjoy a bit of a boost in the bedroom and the gym. After a hysterectomy, this hormone may be a useful tool for rejuvenation.
Women with No Ovaries at Higher Risk for Diabetes
Diabetes is a common condition for postmenopausal women and is associated with heart disease risk.