The most normal thing about the peri-menopausal years? They're often laden with uncertainty and inconsistency.
It prevents ovulation and may slow the natural depletion of ovarian follicles, lowering the risk of early menopause.
A gynecologist shares solutions to the pain and discomfort of abnormal menstruation.
Women who have less sex may be more likely to start menopause earlier, as their bodies adopt what experts call a "use it or lose it" response.
More than 1 in 4 women who experience pregnancy loss will experience post-traumatic stress disorder within weeks.
The more pounds a woman loses, the lower her risk.
Patients need to feel comfortable talking to doctors about this important aspect of their personal health—and doctors need to encourage the talk.
For women at midlife, commitment to a healthy lifestyle is an essential component of physical, sexual and mental well-being.
Midlife and menopause will conjure plenty of mood swings and emotional turmoil. Sometimes an expert therapist is your best course of action.
You can't change your body's biological response to stressors, but you can change your behaviors.
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.
Understand why your body is undergoing this process and you'll soon be a step closer to squelching that unwelcome heat.
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