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Make sure you're taking care of your health to the best of your ability by knowing about women's health care and conditions. Learn the answers to women's general health questions.

Take steps to reduce your risk of disease and talk to your health care professional about your health concerns. Learn how your good health starts with you and become a partner in your medical care.

Doctors often prescribe hormone replacement therapy to menopausal women, but there are risks to go along with the benefits. Learn about alternatives to hormone replacement therapy to explore your options.

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Breakthroughs in modern medicine can provide a hysterectomy alternative if you don't want to undergo a hysterectomy. Learn about alternatives to hysterectomy to explore your options.

About fifteen percent of menopausal women experience no symptoms. Learn how to tell if you're in menopause, even if you're one of those lucky few.

Understanding perimenopause symptoms can help you determine whether or not you might be experiencing perimenopause. Learn how to tell if you're perimenopausal with this guide to the symptoms.

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Hormone replacement therapy can help ease the symptoms that go along with postmenopause, but it's important to consider the risks in addition to the benefits. Learn about hormone replacement therapy alternatives.

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Hysterectomy and fibroid resources can offer support and information about these women's health issues. Learn about hysterectomy and fibroid resources to find out more.

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 technically lasts for up to one year, but the physical and emotional changes caused by menopause will continue for the rest of your life. Learn about menopause and its effect on your body.

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Cosmetic dentistry is catching on among those who want a big change in their looks without a big ordeal. A smile lift could make you look 10 years younger without the pain and invasiveness of cosmetic surgery.

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Do women in different cultures experience similar menopause symptoms? Learn more about menopause and how it effects women in different parts of the world.

By Dr. Vanda

Despite the beginning of perimenopausal symptoms, actual menopause may still be five, eight or even 10 years away. See these common symptoms to see if you are there yet.

By Katie Lambert

Post menopause is the final phase of the menopausal transition. Learn what to expect in post-menopause, including body changes and health risks.

By Dr. Vanda

Are you looking for information on different treatment options for menopause? Take a look at the pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy and natural treatments.

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Are routine checkups for men really necessary? Find out what men should know about preventive health.

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Most people know that women go through menopause, but some experts say that a man's midlife crisis may be their own male menopause -- also known as 'andropause.'

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Weight lifting is a form of exercise that stretches and strengthens the body using weights. Learn how weight lifting can help with weight control.

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Think the "hair of the dog that bit you" is your road to salvation? Think again! There is some complicated chemistry going on in the body when you overimbibe.

By Lacy Perry

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If your aim is to be lively and robust in your 80s and 90s, you'll need to learn some anti-aging secrets that focus on the mind, body and spirit. These 10 anti-aging techniques will help you stay and feel young as you age.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers & Kevin P. Allen

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder of the intestines that leads to abdominal discomfort, bloating and changes in bowel habits. Get a more in depth look into the signs, symptoms and causes of this common ailment.

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A woman's menstrual cycle can be filled with many complications. Learn more about the symptoms, causes and risks of menstrual disorders.

What is menopause and how do I know if I am going through it? Find out the answers to these questions with the information inside this article.

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Endometriosis is a noncancerous condition that affects 10 to 15 percent of reproductive-age women who menstruate. Learn more facts to know about endometriosis.

These endometriosis lifestyle tips will help you cope with the condition and avoid developing more serious health problems. Learn lifestyle tips for dealing with endometriosis.