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Libido and pre-menopausal women

I’d like to get some confirmation on my experience that my interest in sex goes in waves that roughly correlate with my menstrual cycle. Am I really changing estrogen quantities sufficiently to go from nymphomaniac to happy celibate? Sexual desire, also know as “libido”, is probably one of the most under-discussed and most-wondered-about emotions. There […]

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Do oral contraceptives diminish libido?

Is it true that birth control pills take away sexual drive? Oral contraceptive use is common. Over 30 million women choose to prevent pregnancy in the US. The leading choice (37%) for contraception is hormonal control of ovulation (“the pill”–oral contraceptives, injections, patches & implants). Non-reversible surgical sterilization (female and male) are used by 36%. […]

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Vaginal atrophy, dryness, and lack of flexibility

I am postmenopausal – I have vaginal penetration issues that are severe, tearing and extreme dryness as well as progressive desensitization. I am looking for ways to renew vaginal tissue and increase elasticity. Where do I begin…massage vibrator? moisturizer? kegel exerciser? estriol creams? Begin with reading through the Vaginal Renewal program.

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Vaginal Renewal™

Download a free PDF version of this brochure I am a cancer survivor in menopause. I don’t want to use estrogen but I am dry and sex is getting more painful. What can I do? At A Woman’s Touch, we developed a program (beginning in 1997) for people with vaginas who are  experiencing dryness and […]

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Vulvodynia and Vulvar Pain

Why is my vulva so sensitive? I’ve been told I may have vulvodynia. What is vulvodynia? What can be done to treat it? There are many potential causes for pain in the vulvar region, and the term “vulvodynia” is a word that describes a variety of conditions. Vulvodyina, or chronic vulvar discomfort, is characterized by […]