Tag:

menopause

Patient Story

‘Don’t suffer in silence’

Susan Cloutier ignored the bleeding, the pain and the incontinence—until her body insisted, no more.

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.

Patient Story

A red flag

Chris Groenheide knew she couldn't dismiss an irregular cycle as the beginning stage of menopause. A series of tests led to a troubling diagnosis: cancer.

Building a game plan

For women at midlife, commitment to a healthy lifestyle is an essential component of physical, sexual and mental well-being.

A guiding light

Midlife and menopause will conjure plenty of mood swings and emotional turmoil. Sometimes an expert therapist is your best course of action.

Patient Story

A journey re-imagined

Jacquie Karr-Zlotnicki's health journey has seen its share of ups and downs. She weathered it all through a renewed focus on all aspects of self—mind, spirit and body.

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.

Feel good in your skin

Proper sun protection and good care is your best line of defense. But if trouble arises—do you know what to look for?

Embrace the summer freshness

Nourish your body from the inside out with these tips from a doctor in the know.

Keep the spark alive

Sexual health is an important part of overall well-being. It takes time and work to keep it anything but dull—but it's worth the effort.

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