Pain during sex does not have to be accepted as a normal part of the aging process.
Diffuse the myths and learn the facts.
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.
Estrogen declines as you approach menopause which decreases your skin's ability to produce and hold on to moisture. Find out what you can do about dry skin.
Women are often at the peak of their careers during the transition to menopause, and, yet, menopause remains unmentionable in the workplace. Here are some tips to help normalize menopause on the job.
Find out what happens when estrogen runs low and how to fix it.
Confused? Don't be. Here are the basics you need to know about the risks and benefits of hormone therapy.
For most women, it's fine to take birth control pills throughout their 40s and early 50s—and there may even be some advantages other than contraception.
After menopause, many women experience painful sex, sometimes due to vaginal dryness and even vaginal atrophy. Here are ways you can make intercourse comfortable again.
Many women find sex painful after menopause. This condition, called dsypareunia, has many causes and many treatments.
The female sexual response cycle—how women experience sex—is complicated, unpredictable and different from men's sexual response. Find out more about sexual satisfaction.
If you've noticed your clothes feeling a little tight these days, blame middle age. As we age, our metabolism slows. Find out what you can do to speed up your metabolism and lose that extra weight.
You wake up soaked in sweat, you can't lose the last five pounds and your interest in sex is waning. You may be wondering if these are symptoms of perimenopause.
When will you go through menopause after a hysterectomy and how will you know it? It depends on the type of hysterectomy.
World Menopause Day means creating a new mental health mindset as part of your women’s health goal.
Learn more about what the latest research shows about the connection between night sweats and thinking skills. That, other health headlines.
New research offers evidence that frequent or persistent hot flashes are linked to higher odds of heart attack and stroke.
Lack of desire and vaginal dryness are often given as the reason sex declines for women after menopause. But a new study finds many more reasons.
Healthy aging should be the no. 1 priority for women experiencing menopause each and every day.
For many women, sex can become painful and difficult around menopause. While the symptoms of estrogen loss can be distressing, they can almost always be treated.
boutron caught up with the new medical director of the North American Menopause Society. Here is a peek into our conversation, where she shares the five things every woman should know about menopause.
Women who enter menopause between ages 40 and 44 are 40 percent more likely to have a heart condition. Learn more about this and other health headlines.
There are some breast cancer risks you can't change—like age and family history—but there are also risks you can reduce through lifestyle changes.
A new study reopens the debate over whether hormone therapy used to treat the symptoms of menopause raises women's risk of breast cancer.
A renowned gynecologist urges caution before undergoing cosmetic surgery on your lady parts. There's no proof that labiaplasty surgery enhances sensation, and it does carry risks.
If you’re experiencing irregular periods, mood swings and hot flashes, you may be in perimenopause, the walk-up to menopause. Learn the symptoms of this transitional period.
Lower levels of estrogen often mean vaginal dryness after menopause. Learn what you can do to minimize symptoms and treat vaginal dryness.