Category Archives: Menopause

Remedy Painful Intercourse Without Hormones

Sexual intimacy is supposed to be a pleasurable experience that brings you and your partner closer together. But when vaginal dryness makes intercourse uncomfortable or even painful, you may find yourself making any excuse just to avoid it. Up to three in four women experience painful intercourse at some point in their lives, often as […]

Can Vaginal Atrophy Be Reversed?

It’s no coincidence that many women experience persistent vaginal dryness for the first time in their lives during middle age. Along with hot flashes, night sweats, and mood swings, vaginal dryness is one of the most common — and irritating — symptoms of menopause. But while hot flashes and other short-term symptoms typically disappear once […]

Treating Menopasual Migraines

Migraines are a relatively common chronic pain condition, affecting about 28 million adults in the United States. But did you know that migraines are predominately a female problem? Women account for 70% of all migraine cases, a fact that may be connected to normal cyclical fluctuations in estrogen.    About nine in 10 adults affected […]

Dispelling Myths About Sex After Menopause

Whether you’re approaching menopause or you’ve been in the midst of it for years, chances are you have a few misconceptions about how it might affect your sex life. You may have heard, for example, that the normal hormonal changes will dampen your desire, dry out your vaginal tissues, or even transform the pleasure of […]

Tips To Manage Hot Flashes

Hot flashes seem to happen at the most inopportune times, don’t they? You might get that sudden feeling of warmth that reddens your face and spreads quickly over your upper body just as you’re about to give an important presentation, or it may hit you when your partner is feeling uncharacteristically amorous. It can be […]

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