sex

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 1

2018-04-17T14:34:51+00:00

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Bioidentical hormones isn’t a scientific term and it means different things to different people. The Endocrine Society defines bioidentical hormones (BH) as “compounds that have exactly the same chemical and molecular structure as hormones that are produced in the human body.” The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) doesn’t recognize the [...]

BioIdentical Hormones – Be Informed! Part 12018-04-17T14:34:51+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: More Than Hot Flashes…

2018-04-16T12:42:03+00:00

Menopause: More Than Hot Flashes... Menopause marks the end of reproduction, is defined as 12 consecutive months without menstruation, and the best-known symptom of menopause are hot flashes. Hot flashes that happen at night accompanied by sweating are called night sweats. They tend to disrupt sleep and may start during perimenopause. Women who don't get enough sleep [...]

Menopause: More Than Hot Flashes…2018-04-16T12:42:03+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