Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) causes fatigue and anxiety. Here’s how lifestyle changes can reduce or eliminate symptoms.
Pelvic organ prolapse can be successfully treated. A modern version of an ancient therapy for the problem, vaginal pessaries, can help many avoid surgery.
If you’re in a troubled romantic relationship, you are more likely to develop serious depression, as well as stress-related health problems. Here’s what you should know.
Don’t assume women don’t need to worry about heart attacks until menopause or later. Research shows women’s heart disease risk increases before menopause.
Widows are especially likely to have high blood pressure, but older men who live alone aren’t. Lack of social ties are as unhealthy as being overweight, living with air pollution, or eating too much salt.
High progesterone can be a sign of a serious illness such as cancer of the ovaries. It can also affect your menstrual cycles and how you feel later in life. And men can have it, too.
Mammograms are extremely important for detecting breast cancer early, but you can typically stop them once you’re 75. But if you have dense breasts, you might continue having them even past that age.