Hot Flashes Can Be Fast and Furious

Hot Flashes Can Be Fast and Furious

Disrupted sleep, irritability, sweats, rapid heart rate — 67-year-old Nora Barler has battled extreme hot flashes for three decades, ever…

Hormone Therapy for Depression: Are the Risks Worth the Benefits?

Hormone Therapy for Depression: Are the Risks Worth the Benefits?

When you think of menopause, you might think of hot flashes and night sweats. But many women also experience symptoms…

Sex & Menopause

Sex & Menopause

What women should know about intimacy and midlife changes If there’s one message that Lauren Streicher, MD, wants to share…

Women who start menstruation, menopause later more likely to live to 90

Women who start menstruation, menopause later more likely to live to 90

The number of women living to age 90 in the United States has increased significantly in the past century. Currently…

Menstrual irregularities not uncommon in decade prior to menopause

Menstrual irregularities not uncommon in decade prior to menopause

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 41 and have had regular periods (every 28 days) my entire life,…