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When Sex is Painful

When Sex is Painful

Dyspareunia is the medical term for painful sex. Sex can be painful for a number of reasons. From a medical classification outlook, dyspareunia is described as either deep or superficial. Superficial dyspareunia describes where sexual pain originates from traumatic...
Defining Menopause

Defining Menopause

Menopause is defined as the time moving forward from 12 months after a woman’s last natural menstrual period. As a woman, our ovaries contain all the eggs we will release (ovulate) in our lifetimes and are the main hormonal factory (endocrine organ) in the female body...
Breastfeeding? How Lovers can help.

Breastfeeding? How Lovers can help.

What happens when you breastfeed that means you need topical oestrogen to ease vaginal dryness? Breastfeeding is a hormonal process. A welcome side effect is ovarian shut down, providing nature’s contraception, allowing women to space their next birth to care for a...
Sex and menopause

Sex and menopause

Menopause is a time where it’s easy for a woman to doubt her sexiness and lose confidence in her body. Falling female hormone levels can result in a lack of sex drive and diminished sexual desire, and can also cause vaginal dryness and sensitivity. Using lube may...