Category Archives: Patient Education

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 […]

MonaLisa Touch All Your Questions Answered

Every woman’s passage through menopause is different. The lucky ones sail through barely noticing a difference, while for others the journey is fraught with life-changing side effects. Most women fall somewhere in between, experiencing symptoms that range from night sweats to pain during intercourse. This second point is one that, for far too long, women […]

Five Things You May Not Know About Birth Control

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers birth control one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of the 20th century? Besides being the most reliable and effective way to avoid unplanned pregnancy, birth control also gives women the ability to time the pregnancies they do plan to have. If […]

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