Menopause

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Hormonal Changes In Menopause Can Lead To Weight Gain

Some of the biggest contributors to the weight gain are sleep problems which are common in menopause. Falling levels of estrogen can cause you to collect more weight in your belly, and less in the hips and thighs. And one other surprising factor: loss of muscle.

07/22/2015

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Health: Menopause & ADHD Drugs

An unlikely treatment for women who have trouble with memory and focus, related to hormones.

07/08/2015

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Understanding Risk For Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any gynecologic cancer. Some women are at greater risk than others.

06/03/2015

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Managing Hot Flashes

As many as 75% of all American women experience hot flashes. Here are some strategies that may help.

04/07/2015

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Women’s Metabolism Of Drugs Changes Over Time

Women go through many changes as they get older but there is one area which can be affected that few people think of – the metabolism of drugs.

03/30/2015

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Study: Women Who Have Children Later Might Live Longer

Longevity and having children later in life might have something to do with one another.

06/26/2014

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The Risk Of Ovarian Cancer

There are certain things that put a woman at greater risk of ovarian cancer including a family history and not having children.

05/01/2014

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Metabolism Of Drugs May Change As Women Age

As women go through menstruation and then start to develop, their bodies change and drugs may be metabolized differently.

03/04/2014

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Aging And Pregnancy Effect Metabolism Of Medication

Our bodies change over the years and one of the most important changes that occur has to do with metabolizing drugs.

01/06/2014

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Baby Boomers Getting Attention From Healthcare Providers

When it comes to healthcare, baby boomers are getting a great deal of attention because there is strength in numbers.

11/25/2013

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Early Menopause Possibly Linked To Certain BRCA Gene Mutations

These are the genes that are associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer and breast cancer.

01/29/2013

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A Timely Health Plan For Women

According to a report from Wake Forest, the time for a woman to start protecting her heart and guarding against bone loss is during perimenopause or, preferably, even earlier.

12/24/2012

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STUDY: Women Over 50 Suffer From Eating Disorders

Previous studies report a lower risk for eating disorders as women mature, but this new study is the first of its kind, studying women 50 and older.

06/23/2012

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New Study Finds Soy Doesn’t Help Memory In Menopausal Women

It appears that all of those soy products that claim to improve your memory are not exactly the wonder drugs they claim to be.

06/05/2012

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Hormone Replacement Therapy Update

There was a time when many women were taking hormone replacement therapy as they approached menopause – then Women’s Health Initiative said it increased the risks of heart disease and cancer. Now what?

06/05/2012

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