As you go through perimenopause and into menopause, you are more likely to experience anxiety, depression, mood swings and panic attacks.
Find out what happens when testosterone levels in women are too high.
When those first hot flashes or night sweats hit, you may want to talk with your health care provider about perimenopause—and read this guide on the menopause transition.
When your thyroid underperforms and can't produce enough of the thyroid hormone needed to regulate many bodily functions, it can cause weight gain. But the good news is that the condition can be treated.
Women with dark, coarse hair growth on the face, chest or back should be tested for polycystic ovary syndrome and other underlying health problems.
Progesterone is a hormone that regulates many functions in a woman's body. Learn to recognize low progesterone and what you can do about it.
Occasional mood swings are normal, but it may help to know what's causing your mood swings, especially if they're disrupting your life.
Hormones play a major role in how the body works, and when hormone levels get off track, there may be a variety of symptoms and a range of causes.
If you're a woman in midlife, you may find yourself tossing and turning and waking up multiple times each night. The problem may be related to menopause.
Find out what happens when estrogen runs low and how to fix it.
Most women experience hormonal fluctuations over the course of a lifetime, but what happens when you have a hormonal imbalance?
Many side effects of birth control are minor and often go away over time, but some are more serious and can be symptoms of a serious condition.
The thyroid is a small gland, but it helps coordinate many of your body's activities from metabolism and weight to hair thickness and sweating.
A global position statement, endorsed by many international organizations, supports the use of testosterone for treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or HSDD.
When Mary received a hypothyroidism diagnosis, she decided to make significant life changes and truly take control of her life. Read her story.
Those memory lapses you may be feeling in perimenopause and menopause are very real. Falling estrogen is to blame for brain fog. But, don't worry—you will recover.
Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, affects hormones levels, causing difficulties with fertility and raising some health risks. Find out what happens to PCOS when hormones change at menopause.
Three out of four women experience premenstrual syndrome, or PMS, at some point in their lives—and it's never fun. Learn more about how to keep PMS at bay.
The hormone fluctuations of menopause can zap your energy and leave you feeling fatigued. What's a woman to do? Try these simple fatigue busters.
If you're concerned about taking hormone replacement therapy because of increased risk for breast cancer, remember this: Heart disease kills more than twice as many women as breast cancer does. And HRT may reduce your heart disease risk.
A new study shows an increased risk of death from heart attack and stroke in the first year after stopping hormone therapy for women under age 60.
A new study reopens the debate over whether hormone therapy used to treat the symptoms of menopause raises women's risk of breast cancer.
We need to make sure we’re aware of the changes in cardiovascular health due to the depletion of estrogen. Here are the details.
Alzheimer's disease is a concern for many menopausal women, and yet most do not consider taking hormone replacement therapy, even though estrogen can significantly delay Alzheimer's.
Exactly one year ago today, my gastroenterologist pulled the curtain back to find me still in post-colonoscopy position, groggy, yet mostly awake and said the words I have been waiting to hear since 2009: "There are no ulcers. You are in remission."