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In my women’s group, much of our conversation is about weight gain. All my doctors tell me that in order to lose weight, I need to change my diet and get rid of carbs. Isn’t exercise part it?

In my women’s group, much of our conversation is about weight gain. All my doctors tell me that in order to lose weight, I need to change my diet and get rid of carbs. Isn’t exercise part it?

Your Menopause Question: In my women’s group, most of us are going through menopause, and much of our conversation is about weight gain. All my doctors tell me that in order to lose weight, I need to change my diet and get rid of carbohydrates. I walk my dog each day. Isn’t exercise part of the discussion?

My cardiologist told me that because of the results from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), hormone therapy in menopause may be a cardiovascular concern. Was he correct?

My cardiologist told me that because of the results from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), hormone therapy in menopause may be a cardiovascular concern. Was he correct?

Your Menopause Question: My cardiologist told me that because of the results from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), hormone therapy in menopause may be a cardiovascular concern. Was he correct?

I am on a twice-weekly estradiol patch along with oral progesterone nightly. My friend says that estrogen is dangerous in menopause. What can I say to my friend?

I am on a twice-weekly estradiol patch along with oral progesterone nightly. My friend says that estrogen is dangerous in menopause. What can I say to my friend?

Your Menopause Question: I am on a twice-weekly estradiol patch along with oral progesterone nightly. My friend says that estrogen is dangerous in menopause. What can I say to my friend?

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?