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Menopause Health Center

News and Features Related to Menopause

  1. Menopause and Memory: Search for Links

    Feb. 3, 2006 -- As menopause nears, some women blame their shifting hormones for memory problems. But it's not quite that simple, a new study shows. The study included 24 women aged 40-60 who were approaching menopause. They took tests of memory, mood, mental skills, and estrogen blood levels. The w

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  2. 'Natural' Menopause Hormones: Hype or Hope?

    Nov. 3, 2005 -- The growing popularity of "bioidentical" hormones instead of traditional hormones for menopause has prompted the nation's leading organization of women's health physicians to speak out. Custom-compounded female hormone preparations are being commercially touted as more effective and

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  3. Relationships Affect Sex More Than Menopause

    July 29, 2005 -- For "baby boom" women nearing menopause, relationships and attitudes may affect sex more than menopause status. The finding comes from a study of more than 3,100 women. Topics included health, menopause, relationships, desire, arousal, and pain during sex. The goal: Find the biggest

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  4. Plant Estrogen Pill Gets Menopause Test

    July 29, 2005 -- In a recent test, a pill containing soy and black cohosh was no better at curbing menopause symptoms than a fake pill. The researchers don't dismiss plant estrogens (phytoestrogens). Instead, they raise a lot of questions in their report in Menopause . Did the two plant estrogens th

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  5. Your Brain on Menopause

    You have this incredible best friend named Hannah. And you have been through it all, together - marriage, pregnancy, parenting, job promotions, job loss, spousal problems, maybe even divorce. There isn't anything that you and Hannah haven't shared in your lifelong friendship. You couldn't be closer

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  6. Menopause Symptoms Return When Hormones Stop

    July 12, 2005 -- Three years ago this month, millions of women taking menopausal hormone therapy to improve their heart health got the news that the treatment may be doing them more harm than good. In the months following the unexpected halting of the now famous Women's Health Initiative (WHI) trial

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  7. Menopausal Hormone Therapy: A New Debate

    July 12, 2005 -- Seventy-four-year-old Marilyn Bayer had been taking estrogen for almost 20 years when the Women's Health Initiative trial was abruptly halted three years ago. The study was stopped because it found that hormone therapy did not prevent heart disease in older women. The study also sho

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  8. Season of Birth May Affect Age of Menopause

    May 11, 2005 -- Women born in the spring months may start menopause slightly sooner than women born in the fall, according to new research. The Italian study showed that, on average, women who were born in March started menopause earliest, just before their 49th birthday, while those born in October

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  9. Anxiety, Obesity, Smoking May Up Hot Flashes

    May 11, 2005 -- Need another good reason to stop smoking, lose weight, and reduce the stress in your life? If you're a woman approaching menopause, here's a big one. New research shows that anxiety, obesity, and smoking strongly increase both the number and severity of hot flashes women experience d

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  10. Good Food for Better Sex?

    If you want good sex, take care of your heart. That's what author Lynn Fischer advises in her book The Better Sex Diet . She's not talking about looking after your emotional state (although that could be the subject of another book), but minding the system that runs the muscular organ inside your ch

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