Gerontology & Geriatrics

Q&A: Male menopause – myth or reality?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My wife is 52 and just beginning menopause. We were talking about the changes she's been experiencing, and I was wondering if there is such a thing as male menopause. I am 58.

Health

Understanding migraine headaches

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about migraines.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Q&A: Gaining weight during menopause

I recently turned 50, and I walk about 1 mile daily and work out two to three times per week. I believe I am beginning to go into menopause, as I have not had a period in a few months. Also, I have noticed the number on my ...

Diabetes

Q&A: How to reverse prediabetes

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a 36-year-old man recently diagnosed with prediabetes. Is there a way to reverse this, or am I destined to eventually get diabetes? My health care provider says I've likely been in the prediabetes stage ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Why do women gain weight during menopause?

For most women, perimenopause—the transition to menopause—begins in their 40s. The entire menopause process typically lasts around four years and begins with the ovaries making less estrogen.

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