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Menopause & Women's Health Overview
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Menopause: To learn the best way to treat your menopausal symptoms, you first need to understand what menopause is—and isn't. Here you can learn about the biology of menopause; find information about menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, insomnia, and mood swings; and learn about treatment options ranging from acupuncture to prescription medications. You can also find news stories, reviews of recent research studies, and information on how to enroll in clinical trials testing new treatment options.
Bone Health: The first step to bone health is learning how bone is made. Here you can learn about the bone-building process, peak bone mass, what leads to osteoporosis; find information about how to keep your bones as strong as possible; and learn about options for managing and treating osteopenia and osteoporosis. You can also find news stories, reviews of recent research studies, and information on how to enroll in clinical trials testing new treatment options.

In the News 
October 18, 2006
Study: Anti-aging Supplements Don't Work 
 
By: Mike Stobbe
Source: Associated Press
DHEA supplements and testosterone patches, which are widely marketed… MORE >

October 11, 2006
Drinking Cola May Be Bad For Your Bones 
 
By: Laurie Barclay, MD
Source: Medscape
A new study had found that women who regularly drink carbonated cola... MORE >
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What's the best way to go off of HRT?  I'm worried that when I stop, my hot flashes will come back. The best way to avoid, or at least to minimize, hot flashes is to taper off hormones...
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What are Bisphosphonates? Bisphosphonates are a class of drugs used to treat osteoporosis. These drugs, such as Fosamax, Actonel, and Boniva, can decrease bone loss in postmenopausal women...
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