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menopause

Love and low libido?

No matter what your age, no matter what your stage—don't accept sexual problems as your new, unalterable reality.

How to navigate menopause

The most normal thing about the peri-menopausal years? They're often laden with uncertainty and inconsistency.

Breastfeeding could delay menopause

It prevents ovulation and may slow the natural depletion of ovarian follicles, lowering the risk of early menopause.

Humdrum sex life—a prompt for menopause?

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.

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.

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