Movies and TV shows have gotten a lot of laughs out of menopause, with its dramatic hot flashes and night sweats. But the midlife transition out of our reproductive years—marked by yo-yoing of hormones, mostly estrogen—is a serious quality-of-life issue for many women and, as we're now learning, may leave permanent marks on our health.
10 Yoga Poses To Relieve Menopause Symptoms
Fight over-40 weight gain, mood swings, and sleep struggles with this slimming yoga routine
Menopause Can Affect Your Oral Health
The link between menopause and oral health is important to understand: its ties to gum disease puts you at higher risk for heart disease and oral cancer.
3 Ways to Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause
Approaching menopause and worried about your weight? In this Health Smarts video, women's health expert Robin Miller, MD, shares 3 tips to avoid menopausal weight gain.
Heart Disease Risk Rises Just Before Menopause
Doctors thought the onset of menopause increased women’s risk of heart disease. New research shows the trouble starts even earlier.
Why Women Gain Weight During Menopause?
Notably, most women have the issue of being overweight during the period of menopause. While hormonal factors may be the major cause of the change, lifestyle options play a huge portion in weight gain. Therefore, even with the several changes, women experience during menopause, the essence of proper and healthy living is advised. It …
How to Lose Weight Around Menopause (And Keep It Off)
Losing weight during and after menopause may seem impossible. Hormone changes, stress and the aging process can all work against you. However, there are se
Coping with Menopause and Its Effects on Your Body
Menopause announces its presence through a sizable list of hormonal and possible physical changes for a woman.
10 Ways to Beat Menopausal Belly Fat
As women age, hormones change and metabolism slows, causing pounds to pile on around the belly. Get tips for fighting menopausal belly fat.
Menopause Mystery: Why Do Female Killer Whales Experience The Change Of Life?
Killer whales are one of only three species known to have menopause. Researchers are looking at the conflict and cooperation between older and younger female whales to understand why.
6 Ways Your Gynecologist Manages Her Own Menopause Symptoms
Hot flashes, night sweats, brain fog, oh my! Menopause can be a seriously uncomfortable experience for many women, with symptoms lasting not just around 7 years, as we once thought, but up to 14 years, according to a 2015 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
How Your Vagina Changes During Menopause—And 5 Things You Can Do About It
There are a lot of good things about getting older, but the strange changes that may happen to your body as you approach menopause probably aren't among them. While everyone experiences menopause symptoms differently, vaginal dryness and pain during sex are pretty common complaints.
What is Cushing's Disease in Dogs?
Dr. Marty Becker shares common signs of canine hyperadrenocorticism, which occurs when the adrenal glands produce too much cortisol.
10 Essential Facts About Menopause
Here's what you need to know as you get ready to say goodbye to your period.
How to Design a Home You Never Have to Redecorate
Justine Cushing's bold apartment hasn't changed much in over 40 years.
What female athletes need to know about menopause
What active women need to know to maintain their mojo
What is menopause? Perimenopause, surgical, early
From perimenopause to early, temporary menopause to surgical, find out what is menopause and what all the different names really mean
How to Prevent Heart Disease After Menopause — Go Red For Women
Women’s heart health risks increase after menopause. Learn important ways to stay heart healthy post-menopause with Go Red.
To understand the evolution of menopause, just look at family drama—in killer whales
Mother-daughter conflict could help explain why women live beyond child-bearing years