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estrogen

Women’s health: Seek the full spectrum of service

Resources abound for women who experience menopause symptoms while battling breast cancer.

Sexual health—that must-have conversation

Patients need to feel comfortable talking to doctors about this important aspect of their personal health—and doctors need to encourage the talk.

The power of community

Feel like you're alone and adrift amid hot flashes and menopause? Friends and family—and your health care provider—should be ports in the storm.

Escape the summer hot flash

Understand why your body is undergoing this process and you'll soon be a step closer to squelching that unwelcome heat.

3 steps to help prevent breast cancer

While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.

Are hormones safe?

New research puts to rest old fears.

Patient Story

Reclaiming her spark

Menopause stripped away Judy Pellerito’s joy, but with hormone therapy, she has a new song to sing.

Why do women suffer more migraines?

Estrogen makes cells around a key nerve in the head and connected blood vessels more sensitive to triggers.

Is pain ruining your sex life?

Read this guide to sex after menopause to get your groove back.

Patient Story

‘I just don’t have the energy I used to have’

Hot flashes, headaches and weight gain all sucked the energy out of Diane Peterman—until a menopause specialist helped her regain control.

Banking with brain chemicals

Hormones can wreak havoc on our sleep, mood and bodies. Here's the 411 on how three women reclaimed their lives.

Have the dry eyes of menopause?

You don't need to suffer. Here's what you need to know about this common-yet-complex problem.

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