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I have heard that estradiol cream applied to the vaginal opening is prescribed often in menopause for dryness and discomfort during intercourse. Please explain why.

I have heard that estradiol cream applied to the vaginal opening is prescribed often in menopause for dryness and discomfort during intercourse. Please explain why.

Your Menopause Question: I have heard that estradiol cream applied to the vaginal opening is prescribed often in menopause for dryness and discomfort during intercourse. Please explain why.

I am 48 years old and suddenly gaining weight around my midsection. My doctor mentioned “metabolic syndrome” and its health risks. What is that?

I am 48 years old and suddenly gaining weight around my midsection. My doctor mentioned “metabolic syndrome” and its health risks. What is that?

I am 48 years old and suddenly gaining weight around my midsection. My doctor mentioned “metabolic syndrome” and its health risks. What is that?

I have heard that estradiol cream applied to the vaginal opening is prescribed often in menopause for dryness and discomfort during intercourse. Please explain why.

I have heard that estradiol cream applied to the vaginal opening is prescribed often in menopause for dryness and discomfort during intercourse. Please explain why.

Your Menopause Question: I have heard that estradiol cream applied to the vaginal opening is prescribed often in menopause for dryness and discomfort during intercourse. Please explain why.

If estradiol is an anti‐inflammatory hormone, can it protect against Alzheimer’s disease?

If estradiol is an anti‐inflammatory hormone, can it protect against Alzheimer’s disease?

Your Question: If estradiol is an anti‐inflammatory hormone, can it protect against Alzheimer’s disease?

Menopause Transition: Don't Miss This Important Preventative Health Opportunity

Menopause Transition: Don't Miss This Important Preventative Health Opportunity

Sometime between ages 45 and 55, for many women, gynecologic and related health issues begin to emerge. Menstrual cycles now seem different, mood swings and memory lapses appear, and sleep becomes more chaotic, coupled with warm flushes. And the weight! Why at the mid-section? These irritating acknowledgments belie a more ominous change. During this menopause transition, loosely referred to as “perimenopause,” events are unfolding that have an impact on a woman’s cardiovascular risk.

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