Weight gain is common during perimenopause and especially after menopause. But it’s not inevitable. These six tips will help you avoid middle-age spread.
Memory difficulty is a typical symptom of menopause, but some might fear that it’s an early sign of dementia or Alzheimer’s. Many describe a sudden inability to recall simple facts as “brain fog.”
We all know someone who sweats a lot (and maybe it’s us). Discover why your body makes sweat, why some kinds smell worse and what happens when your sweat meets bacteria. Discover when sweat signal a serious condition that needs prompt attention.
You’ve heard of hot flashes, but hormone fluctuations can also cause cold flashes before or during menopause. Here’s what you can do to avoid them.
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Midlife can be tough for women, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn how to make the best of this stage of life.
It’s no fun to change your sheets in the middle of the night, but that may be a common occurrence if night sweats are disrupting your sleep. Find out what causes night sweats and how to get relief.
As many as 3 in 4 women experience hot flashes and night sweats in the lead-up to menopause. Here’s how to deal when hot flashes mess with your sleep.
Menopause can make you moody and irritable. It can also cause anxiety and depression. Here’s some advice on how to handle it.
Thyroid disorders affect 20 million Americans, many of them women 45 to 55 years old. Discover why it’s easy to mistake a thyroid disorder for menopause, and how to get the right diagnosis.
Menopause isn’t something you have to think about until you’re in your 40s and 50s, right? For most women that’s true, but early menopause does happen. Learn about primary ovarian insufficiency and what to do if you think you’re experiencing it.