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Menopause is the period at which women stop producing eggs, menstruation slows and hormone levels fall. Learn about menopause symptoms and treatments.

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The Hormone Replacement Therapy Controversy

Hormone replacement therapy is a common treatment prescribed to postmenopausal women, but it may have several health risks in addition to the benefits. Learn about the hormone replacement therapy controversy.


Menopause Journal: Is it a hot flash or global warming?

 Menopause Journal: Is it a hot flash or global warming?

This menopause journal tracks the stories of one woman's journey into menopause. Get information and tips with HowStuffWorks's menopause journal. See more »

Menopause

 Menopause

What is the definition of menopause? Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatments of menopause in middle aged women. See more »

What causes hot flashes?

 What causes hot flashes?

What causes hot flashes? Read this article to discover the answer to the question, what causes hot flashes? See more »

Menopause 101

Menopause 101

Understanding how menopause works can prepare you for when the change comes. Learn about the menopause symptoms and the signs of menopause. See more »

Background Facts: Herbal Therapy and Menopause

 Background Facts: Herbal Therapy and Menopause

Herbal therapy and menopause is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about herbal therapy and menopause from Discovery Health. See more »

Herbal Therapy: Natural Options for Menopause

 Herbal Therapy: Natural Options for Menopause

Herbal therapy can be a natural option for treating menopause. Learn more about herbal therapies for treating menopause from Discovery Health. See more »

 Menopause Facts to Know

These menopause facts to know can help you understand and cope. Learn menopause facts to know at Discovery Health. See more »

 Menopause Lifestyle Tips

These menopause lifestyle tips can help you cope with the symptoms of menopause. Learn menopause lifestyle tips at Discovery Health. See more »

 Menopause Q & A

These menopause questions and answers can help you understand and cope. Learn menopause questions and answers at Discovery Health. See more »

Menopause Symptoms

 Menopause Symptoms

Knowing about menopause symptoms will help you prepare for and cope with the effects of menopause. Learn about menopause symptoms. See more »