Sexual Health

World Menopause Day -October 18th

2018-10-18T07:52:19+00:00

This year’s World Menopause Day theme is Sexual Wellbeing After Menopause. Sexual health is a state of physical, emotional, mental and social wellbeing related to sexuality. Sexuality after menopause isn’t something women talk about with their partners, friends and even their doctors’. This MUST change. Symptoms like poor sleep, fatigue, hot flashes, weight gain, low [...]

World Menopause Day -October 18th2018-10-18T07:52:19+00:00

Menopause Café Toronto, March 6th

2018-03-06T14:00:55+00:00

Menopause Café Toronto – The First Menopause Café in Canada Canada’s first Menopause Café will be held in Toronto next month. The purpose is to start conversations about menopause. Menopause is not a disease but it affects women experiencing it—and their partners, children, family, friends, and colleagues. It’s offered on a not-for-profit basis, and it [...]

Menopause Café Toronto, March 6th2018-03-06T14:00:55+00:00

The Menopausal Vagina Dialogue. Menopause and sex.

2018-04-16T04:15:02+00:00

What does menopause do to your vagina? Your sex life? Your intimacy? Your relationship? Your quality of life? If you’re over 50 and sexually active you KNOW that sex feels different now compared to 10-15 years ago. It’s usually because estrogen (and other sex steroids) decline (check with your MD to rule out other possible [...]

The Menopausal Vagina Dialogue. Menopause and sex.2018-04-16T04:15:02+00:00

Menopause And Sex

2018-04-16T03:55:46+00:00

Menopause And Sex. Don't let menopause ruin your intimacy! Decrease in estrogen during menopause changes the tissues of the vagina and can cause painful sex. These changes can cause dryness, burning, irritation, discomfort, and painful intercourse.  The term used to describe these symptoms was VVA-Vulvovaginal Atrophy. Because vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) isn’t a media-friendly term this cluster [...]

Menopause And Sex2018-04-16T03:55:46+00:00

Contraception For Midlife Women. Perimenopause.

2018-04-17T02:11:59+00:00

Contraception For Midlife Women. Perimenopause. Contraception is important during perimenopause, the time leading up to menopause, if pregnancy is to be avoided in midlife. During perimenopause  it’s harder to predict ovulation, women may have irregular menstrual cycles  shorter or longer), and if sexually active they may become pregnant. Women who do not desire pregnancy should [...]

Contraception For Midlife Women. Perimenopause.2018-04-17T02:11:59+00:00

HPV Immunization In Menopause

2018-02-17T11:11:11+00:00

I am a firm believer that prevention is better than treatment. So obviously that makes me a believer in vaccination to prevent disease. Vaccinations seem to be a hot topic in the media these days. There’s the “victimization” of the M-M-R vaccine that prevents measles, mumps and rubella and has been wrongly associated with autism, [...]

HPV Immunization In Menopause2018-02-17T11:11:11+00:00