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I am 64 years old and taking care of my 84-year-old mother who suffers from advanced dementia. But the strain is taking its toll on my health. Is my response typical? And is this stress related?

I am 64 years old and taking care of my 84-year-old mother who suffers from advanced dementia. But the strain is taking its toll on my health. Is my response typical? And is this stress related?

Your Menopause Question: I am 64 years old and taking care of my 84-year-old mother who suffers from advanced dementia. I love my mother and want to do everything I can to help her. But the strain is taking its toll on my health. Is my response typical? And is this stress related?

I am 46 years old, and I sing in my church choir. My singing seems to be changing as I grow older. One of my friends said that a woman’s hormones can affect her singing. Is she right?

I am 46 years old, and I sing in my church choir. My singing seems to be changing as I grow older. One of my friends said that a woman’s hormones can affect her singing. Is she right?

Your Menopause Question: I am 46 years old, and I sing in my church choir. My singing seems to be changing as I grow older. One of my friends said that a woman’s hormones can affect her singing. Is she right?

I am 64 years old. My doctor tells me that after next year, I will not need to have Pap smears. Can you explain?

I am 64 years old. My doctor tells me that after next year, I will not need to have Pap smears. Can you explain?

Your Menopause Question: I am 64 years old. My doctor tells me that after next year, I will not need to have Pap smears. Can you explain?

My doctor always cautions me about my cholesterol, but triglycerides are on the list in my medical record. Can you explain what they do?

My doctor always cautions me about my cholesterol, but triglycerides are on the list in my medical record. Can you explain what they do?

Your Menopause Question: My doctor always cautions me about my cholesterol. Occasionally, we even get into a discussion about low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL), but triglycerides are on the list in my medical record. Can you explain what they do?

I am 57 years old and six years into menopause. My problem is that I often feel like I am on the verge of developing a urinary tract infection. Help Please!

I am 57 years old and six years into menopause. My problem is that I often feel like I am on the verge of developing a urinary tract infection. Help Please!

Your Menopause Question: I am 57 years old and six years into menopause. My problem is that I often feel like I am on the verge of developing a urinary tract infection, but when I take in a urine sample for my doctor to examine, I am told there is no evidence of infection. Help please!