Tag - painful sex

22
May

Best Treatment for Vaginal Dryness…And the winner is….

A Best Kept Secret… If there is one best kept secret about menopause, it’s vaginal dryness.   Even though over half of all women between the ages of 51 and 60 are suffering, only about 7% are getting any treatment.   Why Don’t More Women Get Treated? Why?   It’s a communication issue: Women don’t …

21
Jan

Premature Menopause Increases Emotional and Physical Symptoms

Menopause symptoms are no fun. Some of the symptoms are physical, like hot flashes. Others are emotional, like mood swings. Yet others are sexual, like vaginal dryness or decreased sex drive. Would these symptoms be different for women who go through menopause at an earlier age compared with women who go through menopause later in …

22
Oct

Vaginal Dryness and Painful Sex (GSM) – An Unmet Need

It’s common. It’s painful. But nobody wants to talk about it – vaginal dryness and painful sex. But if you do have it, you’re not alone. Roughly half of women after menopause will have vaginal dryness or painful sex. Doctors call it Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause or GSM.   Why Does it Happen? The lower …

27
Feb

New Drug For Painful Sex

Tuesday February 26th the FDA approved a new drug for painful sex. It’s called Osphena and it is a selective estrogen receptor modulator or SERM. This medication is similar to other medications iof this type such as Tamoxifen and Raloxifene. SERMs activate some tissues that are sensitive to estrogen such as in this case, the …

21
Jul

K-Y Liquibeads Vaginal Moisturizer Recalled by FDA

Johnson and Johnson is being asked to recall over 69,000 units of it’s K-Y Liquibeads products after receiving over 200 complaints from consumers between June 25, 2010, through Dec. 12, 2011 that the product not dissolving or having an uncharacteristic consistency or texture. A spokeswoman for the company said the recall wasn’t unsafe and does not affect other …