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Menopause Mondays: Your Guide to Vitamins and Supplements in Perimenopause and Menopause

I don’t know about you, but the thought of visiting my drugstore’s vitamin and supplement aisle is enough to send me into a stress-induced hot flash. There are just so many bottles to choose from! Which do I need, which are merely the ingredients for really expensive pee, and why on Earth are there seven-dozen …

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Loss of Libido, Vaginal Dryness, Painful Sex : The O-Shot and Women’s Orgasms

Is there an unwritten rule somewhere that men should have a healthy sex life until old age, while women lose interest in sex altogether? It certainly seems that way. There are countless pills, creams, power drinks, and penile injections out there that support a man’s virility.  Women, on the other hand, are left wondering if …

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What Women in Menopause Need to Know About Heart Disease

Take heart: Cardiovascular disease is the number-one killer of women in the United States. No, ladies, it’s not cancer. In fact, right now, more than one in three women have some form of cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association, and every 90 seconds, one of them suffers a heart attack, according to the …

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What’s The Verdict on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT), Hormone Therapy (HT), or (Wait, There Is a New One!) Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT)?

No wonder our heads are spinning! This therapy has more names than Prince! No matter what you call it, most women aren’t sure whether they should rip off their estradiol patches or run to the doctor and get prescriptions for them! If you don’t mind, I am going to take journalistic license and flip around …

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