about helping women of midlife and beyond with ways to look and feel our best. On March 31, they hosted a webcast discussion about a serious topic many of us need a little help discussing.
to talk about…perhaps, I feel that way being from the South. We were raised to only talk about certain
things in “polite company.” I suppose
looking back, the impolite company knew a lot more than we did! Anyway, we are quick to discuss hot flashes,
claustrophobia, anger, and sleeplessness associated with menopause, but so many
of us will not talk about how it affects our lives in the bedroom.
we should be giving attention. Just as
our skin needs new skincare treatments and our diet needs an adjustment after menopause,
our bodies also need special vaginal health care during this time.
trusted doctor to discuss pain and the best ways to deal with it; to understand
the difference between moisturizers and lubricants; and options about hormone
therapy. Moisturizers are needed more by
those who are not sexually active, so women literally do not dry up. If you already experience dryness, it is
reversible and the discomfort can be treated.