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9 Ways to Survive Hot Flashes, Mood Swings, and Other Menopausal Mayhem

You will get through menopause without actually going up in flames or mood-swinging through the roof. These remedies can help!

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Have You Been Using Hormones to Manage Menopause for Too Long?

According to a new study, extended periods of time on hormone replacement therapy may increase breast cancer risk.

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Post-Menopausal Women Should Not Use Hormonal Therapy to Prevent Chronic Conditions

The latest guidelines no longer support the use of hormone therapy to prevent diseases like heart disease and breast cancer. Here’s why.

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How to Handle Sleep Disruptions During Menopause

Dr. Lila Nachtigall talks to HealthCentral about how hot flashes and night sweats affect your health—and what you can do about it.

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What I Wish I’d Known Before Having Surgery for Endometriosis

“In 2013, I had the first of three laparoscopic surgeries for endometriosis. Had I known then what I know now, I could have avoided at least one of those surgeries.”

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Hysterectomy Wreaks Havoc on Your Hormones

A hysterectomy can cause major hormonal changs that put you at greater risk of thyroid cancer and other thyroid issues.

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The Evolution of Birth Control Throughout History

From 3000 B.C. to present day, birth control has come a long way. Here's a health history lesson on how it developed into what it is today.

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How to Deal With Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Are your heavy periods interfering with your life? Here are steps you can take to tackle the problem, known as menorrhagia.

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Birth Control Options After Baratric Surgery

If you're planning to get weight loss surgery, here’s what you should know about contraception during your recovery and beyond.

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Psoriatic Arthritis Meds While Pregnant?

Have you found out you’re pregnant unexpectedly, while taking medication for your chronic condition? Don’t panic. These tips can help.