For Menopausal Women
Whether your menopause has come of its own accord, or it has been induced, this section is for you.
We run through the gist of hormone replacement therapy and hormone treatments for women.
If you are skinny, smoke, eat too much fibre or over-exercise, you could be at risk of your periods stopping due to relative oestrogen deficiency.
We discuss the uses of vaginal dilators, including recommendations by experts on how to use dilators.
Vaginal stenosis (narrowing of the vagina) due to cancer treatments can cause sexual problems.
Study: OVERcome (olive oil, vaginal exercise and moisturiser) – alleviating sexual problems in women with breast cancer
A combination of olive oil, vaginal moisturiser and pelvic-floor relaxation exercises was tested and works well for women suffering sexual problems after breast cancer treatments.
If you have a loose vag or stress urinary incontinence, or know someone who does, there are now noninvasive (nonsurgical) ways to treat these issues from the cells up.
A quick overview of Estrace vaginal cream for atrophic vaginitis.
A 58-year-old woman is experiencing unusual cuts, bleeding, and pain in and around her vagina and anus.
This product may act in a tonic fashion by providing the vagina with ingredients to deter pathogens, encourage normal vaginal flora, and moisturise vaginal mucous membranes.
Unopposed oestrogen can be dangerous, leading to certain types of cancers.
A 48-year-old woman is suffering an itchy vaginal opening and a mysterious cut. What’s wrong?
We examine a review of how childhood experiences impact menarche and menopause.
Cervical stenosis is the narrowing – for whatever reason – of the cervix, which is the neck of tissue joining the vagina and uterus.
Learn about female sexual function, and the what, why and how of when things go awry.
The VMI is a test for ratios of certain cell types in the vagina that help determine the state of vaginal tissues from hormonal indicators.
A woman is suffering low-oestrogen signs with vulvar cracking and tearing.
All you need to know about vaginal prolapse – causes, symptoms and treatment options.
A study shows that oral pilocarpine can offer those on chemotherapy relief from vaginal dryness with mild side effects.
A list of possible causes why your period has stopped.
A study on postmenopausal women has offered us some information regarding how our bodies process oestrogen, with exercise proving to lower oestrogen levels. This could be why regular exercise seems to lower breast cancer risk. The study was undertaken across a year...
Choosing the right lube for the job is important.
Drug-induced sexual dysfunction in women is common amongst those on medication, with the worst offenders being high blood pressure meds, antidepressants, antipsychotics, and anti-androgenics. Every medication has the possibility for adverse impacts, but the impact on...
Vaginal dryness can be an issue for women of all ages. Find out what causes it and how to fix it.
Treating a vaginal fissure depends entirely on what caused it.
Having radiation therapy on your pelvis can cause some unwelcome problems that can linger.