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Reinvention at 45, Part II (Ask Dr. Pat)


By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

Women are now bombarded about the symptoms of menopause and the options for its management. Here is a lesson plan for a summer of reinvention, based on goals, age, current lifestyle, health issues, and interest in managing the symptoms of the often decade-long menopausal transition in a positive way.

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Health · Menopause

Reinvention at 45 (Ask Dr. Pat)


By Dr. Patricia Yarberry Allen

Menopause is never old news, because there is a new freshman class entering this life stage every year. Women are now bombarded about the symptoms and the options for management. Here is a lesson plan for a summer of reinvention, based on goals, age, current lifestyle, health issues, and interest in managing the symptoms of the often decade-long menopausal transition in a positive way.

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Emotional Health · Marriage & Life Partners · Menopause · Sex & Sexuality

Dr. Ford: Should She Let Her Husband Know She No Longer Wants to Have Sex With Him?


By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

You can let your husband know that there were too many years when you felt overwhelmed and under-supported and that the cumulative effect of that experience combined with your age has left you without desire. How he responds to your honest statement might open up the opportunity to work on some of the issues between you, which I would recommend, if you want to have a close and harmonious future.

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Health · Menopause

Eating Disorders in Women Over 40


By Megan Riddle, M.D. Ph.D.

Eating disorders have long been thought of as the affliction of the young. However, the more we learn about disordered eating, the more we have come to realize that this problem is far more complex than that, and affects women across the lifespan.

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