Black cohosh has been used since ancient times, but only recently has it come to be known as a possible combatant of hot flashes, the most common and uncomfortable symptom of menopause. Here’s what it is, how it’s used and what it can and can’t do for you.
If you’ve ever wondered if douching is necessary, don’t believe advertisements you see for such products. Douching can cause more harm than good.
Increasing exercise and decreasing body fat can reduce your risk for breast cancer. Learn more in this short answer from a breast cancer oncologist.
Your skin and hair may look different after menopause. Here’s what you might see and how to deal with it.
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The five symptoms of cervical and ovarian cancer can mimic signs of benign conditions. But, they shouldn’t be ignored. Know when to consult your doctor.
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.
Midlife can be tough for women, but it doesn’t have to be. Learn how to make the best of this stage of life.