What is the Vaginal Health Index?
Without a background in medicine, it can be difficult to tell how healthy your vagina is. Changes in discharge happen throughout your menstrual cycle, and the natural aging process can...Read more
Meditation, Menopause and Getting in Touch With Your Body
Though our culture is fixated on efficiency at all costs, there’s a lot to be said for slowing down. Always being on the go isn’t good for your body or...Read more
Managing Those Dreaded Hot Flashes & Night Sweats!
If you heard much about menopause before it started, it was probably focused on the negatives like hot flashes and night sweats. The exciting and celebration-worthy components of menopause sadly...Read more
Could My Lifestyle or Unhealthy Habits Cause Vaginal Dryness?
Many people associate vaginal dryness with menopause, probably because about half of menopausal women are affected by it. But vaginal dryness can strike at any time of life since it...Read more
Pregnancy, Childbirth and Vaginal Dryness
Many changes in a woman’s life can lead to vaginal dryness—not just menopause. Every part of having a child can have an impact on your vaginal wellbeing. Pregnancy, childbirth, and...Read more
Does Heredity Play a Role in Vaginal Dryness?
Though your mother may have never warned you about vaginal dryness, you might wonder if this menopausal symptom is hereditary. Since so many different factors can cause vaginal dryness, the...Read more
My Mother Never Warned Me About Vaginal Dryness!
Even if your mother had no problem giving you the sex education talk, there are probably some life changes she failed to mention. Rare is the mom who confides in...Read more
The Particulars of Perimenopause
Though menopause has a lot more visibility, changes in your body can start much earlier during a period called perimenopause. Perimenopause is when your body gradually prepares for menopause, which...Read more
The Importance of Feminine pH Balance
Feminine pH balance isn’t a widely discussed topic—but then again, many vaginal issues are still unfortunately considered taboo. But, taboo or not, we need to talk about vaginal pH balance...Read more
The Connection Between UTIs and Vaginal Dryness
Anyone who has suffered from a UTI knows that vaginal itching and dryness isn’t merely an inconvenience—it can ruin your whole week. Worse yet, if you have chronic vaginal dryness,...Read more
Medication and Vaginal Dryness: Which Treatments are Common Culprits?
Sometimes, when modern medicine helps you solve one problem, another problem immediately crops up. Depending on the side effect, you can feel like you’re taking two steps forward, one step...Read more
Is Vaginal Dryness Affecting My Libido?
If your sex drive has taken a nosedive, any number of issues could be the culprit. Your libido is a private, personal matter, and it can have a significant impact...Read more
Healthy Hair 101: During and After Menopause
When women say that menopause changed their lives, they are not kidding. Menopause can affect surprising aspects of your life from your heart health to your sex life, and yes,...Read more
Surviving Cancer and The Resulting Vaginal Dryness
Cancer survivors often find that the aftermath of the disease brings almost as many challenges as diagnosis and treatment. Depending on the specific type of cancer and treatment, survivors may...Read more