Menopause: What You Need to Know

Menopause is an important part in the life of a woman. As a woman ages, her hormones begin to settle down. Menopause is a normal process but can come with a lot of difficult side effects. Fortunately, there are some treatment options to help women get through menopause with as much ease as possible. Here are some things you need to know about menopause: What Happens During Menopause? Women begin going through the menopausal process in their 40s. [Read More]

Deconstructing Hormone Replacement Therapy Myths And Misconceptions

Depending on a person's source of information, whether from a friend, a family member, or an internet search, one may receive varying and conflicting information on a topic. Receiving the wrong information may be dangerous, especially if a person relies on the information to make a medical decision. Given that all medical decisions have to be informed decisions, a patient must always receive all the right and relevant information before undertaking any medical procedure. [Read More]

3 Treatments To Manage Vaginal Atrophy

Vaginal atrophy causes the vagina to lose lubrication and become less elastic. This can occur when a woman is approaching or past menopause or it may be a complication associated with radiation treatments for gynecological cancers. There are several treatments that can reduce discomfort and restore normal sexual activity. Estrogen Therapy If vaginal atrophy is caused by low estrogen after menopause or because the ovaries have been removed, estrogen therapy might be appropriate. [Read More]

Vaginal Insecurities: In A World Of Perfect Bodies, Are You Worried Your Personal Parts Don't Measure Up?

With all the freakishly fit bodies on social media and the world's obsessions with perfection, sex, and setting increasingly higher standards for everything, you might be a little self-conscious about your vagina. After all, Gwyneth Paltrow is selling vagina-scented candles and the cosmetic surgery sect is promoting designer vaginas, as well as vaginal "rejuvenation". All this is enough to make any woman think she simply must be inadequate in one way or another. [Read More]