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Surviving Summer Hot Flashes

Solutions for Summer Menopausal Hot Flashes There is much to love about the summer months, but the sometimes-extreme heat is probably not one of summer’s best features. This is especially true if you’re dealing with the hot flashes that come with menopause. Summer hot flashes are the worst! When you add the physical discomfort to …

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The Best Vaginal Lubricant for Women Over Fifty

Discover the Best Vaginal Lubricant for You One of the most irritating (pun unintended) common problems of menopause and aging for many women is vaginal dryness. A good vaginal lubricant is one way to address menopause dryness, but many women over fifty act as if their genitals aren’t really body parts that need attention. Sex …

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Six Common Sense Remedies For Dealing With Midlife Depression

The year the world turned 2000 I was 46. Midlife was upon me. A few people were stockpiling water and supplies, zealous about the world coming to an end. Others were impatiently awaiting spectacular fireworks on New Years Eve, toasting one another gaily with Dom Perignon. (Or perhaps a less pricey variety of the same …

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The Return of Hormone Therapy

For more helpful tips and women’s health expertise, head to Dr. Allmen’s website, drallmen.com. This post was originally featured there.  Over 13 years ago the results of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) were announced, leading many health care professionals and women to question whether the use of hormone therapy for the treatment of menopausal symptoms like hot …

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