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    1. Genes Help Set Menopause Timing: Study

      By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Genetic variations seem to have an impact on the ages when a woman enters both puberty and menopause, researchers report. These findings might lead to ways to help predict the timing of menopause, which marks the end of a

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    2. Guys' Guide to Menopause

      Menopause isn't just a rough time for women -- it's also hard for the men who love them. If your spouse or partner is in the throes of "the change," unpleasant symptoms like hot flashes and mood swings will probably affect you and your relationship. In a recent survey, 38% of men said their wife's n

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    3. Hormone Replacement Therapy: Benefits and Risks

      Many women say hot flashes and night sweats are the worst menopause symptoms. They can steal your sleep and wreak havoc on your waking hours, too. The sudden heat, which usually lasts from 30 seconds to 10 minutes, can make your heart pound, leave you red in the face and chest, and wake you up drenc

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    4. More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women

      By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older women who fit more minutes of heart-pumping exercise into their week will lose more body fat, a new study shows. Canadian researchers found that postmenopausal women who got five hours of moderate-to-vigorous aer

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    5. Menopausal Women: Lower Heart Risk Than These Men?

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Menopause is commonly considered a risk factor for heart disease, as the protective effect of estrogen declines. However, in a new study, researchers found that postmenopausal women had a lower risk of dying from heart

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    6. Antidepressants, Fracture Risk in Menopausal Women

      By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women prescribed a common class of antidepressants to ease menopausal symptoms may face a long-term rise in their risk for bone fracture, a new study suggests. The antidepressants in question are selective serotonin reuptake

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    7. Could ADHD Drug Find New Role in Menopause?

      By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A drug marketed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder might improve memory and concentration problems associated with menopause, a new, small study suggests. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), a stimulant, is usually prescri

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    8. Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Memory: Study

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women taking menopausal hormone therapy to relieve symptoms such as hot flashes often hope it will also help their menopause-related memory and thinking problems, but a new study reports it won't. However, oral hormone

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    9. Vitamin D, Calcium Don't Reduce Menopause Symptoms

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Vitamin D and calcium supplements don't help ease the symptoms of menopause, a new study says. The research is part of the Women's Health Initiative, a long-term clinical trial of menopausal women, and included more than 3

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    10. Hormone Therapy May Not Help Women's Hearts

      By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- There's yet another study looking at the potential dangers of hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms, and this one supports the notion that the treatment may not help women's hearts. The research, a review o

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