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  • Painful Relations Past Menopause. Is it all related to Hormonal Imbalance?

    Most menopausal changes in women are manageable, but one problem is often ignored until it becomes advanced: vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA). Also known as genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM).

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  • VVA... Do you know what it is?

    There is an association between VVA and painful intercourse, called dyspareunia, which is estimated to affect around half of all women at some point in their lives. Inadequate lubrication is a common cause of dyspareunia which is defined as recurrent or persistent pain with sexual activity that causes marked distress.

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  • Menopause and UTIs: Why they are linked and what can be done

    UTIs are very painful and people who have them report frequency of urination, urgency, dribbling, burning or stinging with urination, cloudy or blood-tinged urine, and incomplete emptying. The good news is that they can often be prevented and treated quickly.
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