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Vaginal Dryness Relief: Discover The Must-Know Solutions

Vaginal Dryness Relief: Discover The Must-Know Solutions

medically reviewed by Dr. Alyssa Dweck Vaginal dryness is very common during perimenopause and menopause. In fact, about half of all women experience vaginal dryness during menopause. It’s generally caused by a condition known as vaginal atrophy, in which the tissues...

Menopause Destroyed My Marriage: How Relationships Change

Menopause Destroyed My Marriage: How Relationships Change

If only our vows went like this: “In sickness and in health, for richer or poorer, in good times and in bad, and in menopause…” The reality is, divorce rates are rising in the United States, and there are so many different factors that cause couples to go their...

Can late pregnancy cause early menopause?

Can late pregnancy cause early menopause?

The age at which a woman goes through menopause has an impact on her risk of disease and quality of life. Women who go through menopause early are at an increased risk for a variety of health issues, including osteoporosis, dementia, and heart disease. It’s best for...

8 Natural Remedies for Vaginal Dryness

8 Natural Remedies for Vaginal Dryness

Low levels of estrogen usually cause vaginal dryness. Thus, women in menopause struggle with vaginal dryness once their estrogen levels decline. As you can imagine, or already know too well, this symptom can be uncomfortable and can interfere with physical activity...

Vaginal Itching During and After Menopause

Vaginal Itching During and After Menopause

by Patricia Shelton, MD Women may experience a variety of symptoms around the time of menopause. During the menopausal transition and afterwards, many women feel vaginal itching or other discomfort in the vagina. What causes this, and what can you do to get relief?...

6 Tips for Choosing the Best Natural Lubricant

6 Tips for Choosing the Best Natural Lubricant

Nothing can kill a moment, any moment, like vaginal dryness. Whether you are getting busy between the sheets or just going about your day-to-day tasks, dryness can cause itching, irritation, burning, and generalized discomfort. While personal lubricant is most often...

Best Lubricant For Menopause Dryness

Best Lubricant For Menopause Dryness

Vaginal dryness is one of the hallmark symptoms of menopause. While it is expected, it certainly is uncomfortable and can make intercourse challenging. Indeed, many women also experience a decrease in libido with menopause which can make intercourse more unappealing...

7 Non-Hormonal Birth Control Options For Perimenopause

7 Non-Hormonal Birth Control Options For Perimenopause

Hormonal birth control options are not ideal for everyone. Some women may prefer to avoid hormones and their side effects, whereas others may not be able to take them for health conditions or because they are breastfeeding. But if you are sexually active and are not...

Pregnancy During Menopause?!?

Pregnancy During Menopause?!?

If you are in menopause, the last thing you are probably concerned about is pregnancy. After all, you have made it! You are no longer having regular periods and therefore are no longer fertile, right? Sort of. Here’s the thing: menopause is divided into roughly three...

Using Coconut Oil As Lube: A Good Idea?

Using Coconut Oil As Lube: A Good Idea?

We all know that things can get a little dry down under once we reach perimenopause. Vaginal dryness can be exceptionally uncomfortable, and make intercourse nearly impossible. Sometimes, your skin can get so dry even walking can cause discomfort. Coconut, in all of...

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