Menopause News & Features
Early Menopause Symptoms Plus Migraines Signal Heart Risks
- No More Hot Flashes? AI Device Could Stop Menopause Symptom
October 31, 2023 — New wearable tech can predict menopausal vasomotor symptoms and bring on cooling in less than a second, potentially stopping the hot flash before it starts.
- Hot Flashes May Signal Increased Dementia, Heart Disease Risks
September 27, 2023 — Hot flashes are widely considered a menopause symptom worth treating. Now, two new studies show they may be even more reason to seek medical attention: The sudden sensations of heat can be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s, heart disease, and stroke.
- Under-prescribed Menopause Relief: Women Suffer Needlessly
September 1, 2023 — An alarming gap bedevils menopause care in the United States – thanks to enduring myths about hormone replacement therapy and flaws in how new doctors are trained.
- How Menopause Affects Your Weight
In this webinar, Beverly Tchang, MD, explained the shifts that happen during menopause, what causes them, and what tools you can use to feel better.
- Common Menopause Therapy May Increase Dementia Risk: Study
June 29, 2023 — Women in their 50s and 60s who took hormone replacement therapy were 24% more likely to develop dementia, compared to women who never took HRT, according to a new study.
- The Anxiety That Came With My Menopause
Hormone changes can affect your mental and emotional health. Read one woman's story about perimenopause and get expert tips on managing menopause anxiety.
- My Menopause Experience
A retired schoolteacher shares lessons she learned about "the change," from dealing with early signs and managing symptoms to embracing life "on the other side."
- Menopause and Long COVID: What Women Should Know
June 6, 2023 — If you’re a woman who has long COVID, you may find yourself dealing with symptoms that could also indicate you’re entering menopause. A recent study found that women over 40 years old are among the patients at higher risk for developing long COVID. Here's what to know.
- Menopause Treatment Options: Your Questions Answered
In our webinar, viewers asked Juliana M. Kling, MD, MPH, questions about hormone therapy, menopause symptoms, sex during menopause, and more.
- Moving Beyond Hot Flashes: Treatment Options for Symptoms of Perimenopause and Menopause
In this webinar, Juliana M. Kling, MD, MPH, talked about how hormonal and nonhormonal treatments can help you feel better during menopause.
- The Link Between Menopause and Chronic Pain
A study has found that women with menopause symptoms are nearly twice as likely to have chronic pain diagnoses, such as fibromyalgia, migraine, and back pain.
- Guys' Guide to Menopause
Learn what goes on during a woman's menopause -- and how to help your partner.
- Quitting Hormone Replacement Therapy
Should you stop using hormone replacement therapy for menopause? Find out what factors to consider, how to quit, and what to expect if you do.
- Low Sex Drive? Here's a Menopause Makeover
If menopause has your sex drive in low gear, rev it up with these tips.
- It's Not Your Mother's Menopause
Get ready for today’s modern, more optimistic approach to life during -- and after -- menopause.
- Menopause and Sweating
Hot flashes making you sweat? Here's how to find relief.
- Oh, Do You Know the Muffin Top?
How to tackle the layer of belly fat that develops in women approaching menopause.
- Menopause: Is There Life Beyond Hormone Replacement Therapy?
Post-HRT, what are women doing to manage menopause symptoms? And are compounded bioidenticals safe?
- Too Young for Menopause
What causes premature menopause and what can you do? Get information about early menopause here.
- Menopause and Sleep
How to Sleep Better With Menopause
- HRT: Where Are We Now?
A few years ago, the use of hormone replacement therapy looked like a medical mess. For decades, women were told that HRT -- usually a combination of estrogen and progestin -- was good for them during and after menopause. Then, the 2002 results of the Women's Health Initiative study seemed to show just the opposite: hormone replacement therapy actually had life-threatening risks.