Menopause Hormone ReplacementInfo Center

Rx Lowered Risk of Early Menopause After Chemotherapy

Researchers are constantly looking for ways to ease the lasting side effects of chemotherapy, and they may have found help for younger breast cancer patients.

Two Options To Reduce Hot Flashes

Menopause can bring on some uncomfortable symptoms, including hot flashes. While hormone therapy is the gold standard of treatment for these symptoms, another medication may also bring relief to menopausal women.

PMS Didn't Predict Hot Flashes During Menopause

Since premenstrual symptoms often seem similar to menopausal symptoms, many women with premenstrual symptoms worry that they'll have an uncomfortable menopause, and particularly that they'll have hot flashes.

Early Menopause Could Hurt Your Heart

Women typically go through menopause in their early 50s. Hitting menopause before this age might carry some serious risks to the heart.

Cognitive Troubles in Women Who Had Premature Menopause

Many women who have already had children may be pleased when they stop menstruating for good. But for women who stop a decade before 50, such premature menopause may lead to problems later on.

After Menopause, Hormones May Lower Glaucoma Risk

Some women take hormone medications to help with menopausal symptoms. It's possible that these medications protect their eyesight as well.

Hormone Therapy After Menopause Upped Pancreatitis Risk

Many women use hormone replacement therapy to help with menopause symptoms. But the treatment does carry some increased risks for developing other medical conditions.

Testosterone May Help Ladies, Too

Testosterone may help post-menopausal women enjoy a bit of a boost in the bedroom and the gym. After a hysterectomy, this hormone may be a useful tool for rejuvenation.

Women with No Ovaries at Higher Risk for Diabetes

Diabetes is a common condition for postmenopausal women and is associated with heart disease risk. 

A Mental Health Boon After Menopause?

As a woman approaches menopause, her body experiences a wide range of changes. Some of these changes may relate to her mental health.