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Menopause and Melatonin

Women entering menopause often begin to experience difficulties sleeping—sometimes for the first time in their lives. Hormonal changes, new life stressors, and hot flashes can all interfere…

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E17: 7 Domains of Strength Training

Keeping our bodies strong and conditioned goes well into our later years, and is especially important for those over 50. A strong physical body can help reduce illnesses and provide independence so…

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Can Mindfulness Practices Improve Physical Health?

Mindfulness practices can help with stress, depression, and anxiety—but research has shown that they can also help with physical conditions. Trinh Mai with University of Utah Health's…

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The Importance of Exercise for Aging Women

For women over 50, it’s “move it or lose it,” says women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones. Weak bones from osteoporosis or creaky joints from arthritis are more likely…

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Why Do Women Have Hot Flashes?

6,000 women in the United States enter menopause each day. One-third of all women in the United States will be postmenopausal by 2020—most are baby boomers. Menopause symptoms, such as hot…

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I'm Peeing More As I Age – Am I Normal?

Thirty percent of women ages 40-50 have an overactive bladder: more bathroom breaks during the day, urgent trips waking you up at night. According to women’s specialist Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones,…

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When Can I Stop Using Birth Control?

You’ve been good about family planning, You’ve had the children you want, when you want. You’ve always used birth control, but when can you stop? For most women, it is when they…

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Pelvic Prolapse is a Painful but Treatable Condition

Did you know women who have had vaginal births and female paratroopers both have an increased risk for pelvic prolapse? This condition is caused by a stretching of the supports of the uterus and…

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Why Women Experience Heart Attack Symptoms Differently Than Men

A heart attack affects men and women in the same way, but the different sexes experience the symptoms differently. Many women even dismiss the symptoms. Cardiologist Dr. John Ryan talks about why…

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