Talking More Openly About Women's Health Issues - Including Vaginal Dryness!
Even though our society is more advanced in some ways than it ever has been, many women’s health issues are still taboo to talk about. One study showed that women...Read more
Common Causes of Painful Sex - At Any Age
Pain during sex is not merely a medical problem—it can also become a relationship problem. Three-quarters of women will experience painful sex at some point during their lives. Yet, many...Read more
Is Naturopathy Right For Me?
Before modern medicine, naturopathy was all we had. Doctors would use mother nature to treat wounds, illnesses, and pain, and some were more successful than others. Naturopathic medicine abounds now...Read more
Tips for Managing Physical and Mental Health During Menopause
Managing your physical and mental health is always important, but never more so than during menopause. Menopause causes many physiological and psychological changes, so making improvements to stay healthy during...Read more
How to Live a Longer, Healthier Life
How long you live is determined by a combination of factors like protective genes, lifestyle choices, and a little bit of luck. The only one you have any control over...Read more
Is Exercise Causing My Vaginal Discomfort?
Vaginal discomfort can strike no matter how old you are, and an often-overlooked culprit is exercise. Exercise is an essential component of health (and it can even relieve certain menopausal...Read more
7 Things to Look Forward to Post-Menopause
So much has already been written on the perils of menopause that it is widely regarded as something to dread, even though most women report feeling happier after menopause. Unfortunately,...Read more
Married to Someone in Menopause? Here's What You Need to Know
Supporting your spouse through menopause is a critical component of a healthy relationship. Unfortunately, awareness about menopause is low—even among the women going through it. Studies have shown that more...Read more
Menopause 101 for Families
Everyone who goes through something life-changing needs and deserves their family’s support—and menopause is nothing short of life-changing. Having family support is correlated with a reduction in menopausal symptoms, so...Read more
Hysterectomy "4-1-1" and What to Expect
Hysterectomies are a standard procedure, often recommended when cancer is present in the reproductive organs, to correct prolapse, endometriosis, or chronic pelvic pain. Depending on the type of hysterectomy you...Read more
A History of the Stigma Surrounding Menopause
As author Ursula K. Le Guin said in The Space Crone, “A serious mention of menopause is usually met with uneasy silence; a sneering reference to it is usually met...Read more
Taking Care of Your Skin During Menopause
Your skincare routine during menopause may need to look different from your pre-menopausal routine. Menopause can lead to dry skin, and the natural process of aging will lead to wrinkles....Read more
Why Is There a Lack of Awareness Around Menopause?
If you were surprised by the reality of menopausal symptoms, you’re not alone. In one study, half of the women (some menopausal!) had a lack of understanding about the typical...Read more
Menopause During a Pandemic
In general, menopause gets a bad wrap. Many parts of our culture treat menopause like an expiration date for the time when women have carefree fun. In truth, a lot...Read more