Getting a Grip on Hormones While Fighting Cancer
It happens at some point to every woman: the hot flashes and night sweats signaling a major change in life. For cancer patients, these symptoms can be side effects of the treatment regimen.
Putting Humpty Dumpty Together Again
Women who beat cancer with the help of radiation or chemotherapy often damage their eggs in the process. But there may be a way to eventually prevent infertility.
Lexapro for Hot Flashes
Hot flashes can get in the way of social activities, work, and sleep. Help managing hot flashes can improve quality of life.
Weight Loss for Postmenopausal Women
As a person ages and the metabolism slows down, it can be more difficult to lose weight. Women past menopause can use strategies to shed the extra pounds though.
Why Does Menopause Bring on RA?
Menopause can be a time of massive change for many women. It is important to keep in mind that it's a natural change. But when menopause comes early, it could be a sign of arthritis to come.
Vitamin D Fights Menstrual Cramps
Do you constantly battle severe cramps? A new study says that a surge of the “sunshine vitamin” may be able to help.
After Menopause Trans Fat Intake Ups Risk
High consumption of trans fats such as fried or processed foods may catch up with women later in life. Postmenopausal women who indulge in higher amounts of trans fats appear to be at an increased risk of stroke.
Fight Menopause With a Strong Heart
Menopause, which is the end of menstruation and fertility, causes many changes in a women’s health. A new study shows that a hormone may help fight age-related arterial stiffness, a condition that’s associated with menopause.
Stroke Risk Prediction for Women
Certain factors have been traditionally used for predicting the risk for stroke, such as high cholesterol. But these factors may not be very accurate in predicting stroke risk for postmenopausal women.
Fewer Hot Flashes, Naturally
A dietary supplement with a certain soy germ ingredient reduced the frequency of hot flashes in women experiencing menopause.