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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Menopause hormone therapy: Pros and cons Hormone therapy can provide effective relief from menopause symptoms. Talk with your doctor to weigh your personal risks and benefits. Best sunscreen: Understand sunscreen options With so many types of sunscreen out there, it can be hard to know which [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Study Suggests Caffeine Intake May Worsen Menopausal Hot Flashes, Night Sweats

Study also shows that caffeine may help mood and memory in perimenopausal women ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new Mayo Clinic study, published online today by the journal Menopause, found an association between caffeine intake and more bothersome hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women. The study also showed an [...]

Created by Ginger Plumbo

Weekend Wellness: Effective treatments available for menopausal women experiencing dryness

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 52 years old and have been menopausal for the last two years. I am experiencing some vaginal dryness. Is this normal? Is there anything that can be done for it? I have tried using over-the-counter lubricants and they don’t seem to help much. ANSWER: Vaginal [...]

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