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When Menopause Dampens Desire

Dr. Rob Danoff explains in detail the different symptoms that affect post-menopausal sexuality, such as the physical aspect and the level and quality of previous sexual practices, while also providing various measures that a woman can take to alleviate or minimize the loss or decrease in her sex drive.

http://health.msn.com/womens-health/when-menopause-dampens-desire

 

 

 

Menopause/Vaginal Dryness

Vaginal dryness’s negative effects can quickly deteriorate one’s sex drive and sex life; however, there are various methods to change that. Dr. Susan Love gives a list of suggestions on how to prevent vaginal dryness, from changes in lifestyle, lubricants, supplements, to certain drugs.

http://www.dslrf.org/mwh/content.asp?CATID=0&L2=1&L3=3&L4=0&PID=&sid=244&cid=71

 

 

 

Sex After Menopause?

In this Q&A of “Ask Dr. JoAnn Manson”, Dr. Manson answers and provides multiple methods to overcoming the pain and lack of sex drive of post-menopause.

http://www.everydayhealth.com/specialists/menopause/manson/qa/sex-after-menopause/index.aspx

 

 

 

Post-Menopausal Is a New Phase of Life for Women

In this article, post-menopausal women suffering from the effects of reduced estrogen are given advice on how to minimize the symptoms and continue on with a normal life.

http://1st4wellness.com/wordpress/?p=257

 

 

 

Understanding Menopause Symptoms

In order to be able to effectively treat menopause symptoms, getting to know and understand certain menopause symptoms is the first step. The blog article lists specific symptoms that should be watched for such as weight gain, breast tenderness, mood swings, and so on.

http://menopausemakeover.blogspot.com/2010/01/understanding-menopause-symptoms.html

 
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Hysterectomy – Recovery

Whether it’s getting plenty of rest during the first couple weeks of recovering from abdominal hysterectomy or using vaginal lubricant for post-hysterectomy vaginal dryness, this women’s health article provides useful information in regards to what to do and what not to do during and after recovery from hysterectomy.

http://women.webmd.com/tc/hysterectomy-recovery

 

 

 

Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy

Lyndon Taylor, M.D., provides helpful information on how to go through with Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, starting from pre-procedure all the way through post-procedure.

http://www.chicagolavh.com/

 

 

 

Will I have problems with sex after a hysterectomy?

Former gynecologic cancer patients provide their own input based on their personal experiences with post-hysterectomy sex life.

http://www.eyesontheprize.org/FAQ/after/sexuality.html

 
Sex after Cancer
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Under the Sheets

Intimate and sexuality issues associated with cancer treatment, although common among patients and survivors, still remains quite an unspoken topic. With the increase in the survivorship rate of cancer patients, the sexuality problems have become an especially important issue to address. This article concentrates on first finding and identifying the cause of these issues and then on how to bypass these problems through discussions and other methods.

http://www.curetoday.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/article.show/id/2/article_id/1300

 

 

 

Ease the Side Effects of Uterine Cancer

While uterine cancer already has symptoms of its own, the treatment process can add additional, unwanted side effects. The Women’s Cancer Network lists out the possible physical as well as mental side effects and how to better cope with them.

http://www.wcn.org/articles/types_of_cancer/endometrial/side_effects/index.html

 

 

 

Cancer treatment for women: Possible sexual side effects

Healthy sexual relationships are just one of the many “normal” life things women would like to resume after their cancer treatment. However, side effects from the treatment can easily hinder one’s sex life. This article from Mayo Clinic points out the people that are at possible risk of encountering these problems, what these problems are, how they are formed, and of course, how to deal with these problems.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cancer-treatment/SA00071

 

 

 

How to Manage Pain with Intercourse and Vaginal Dryness after Breast Cancer Treatment

Changes in sexual functions for women after undergoing chemotherapy or hormonal therapy for breast cancer can be quite common. This short but helpful article lists a couple of possible solutions to these various changes and problems.

http://news.cancerconnect.com/breast-cancertipshow-to-manage-pain-with-intercourse-and-vaginal-dryness-after-breast-cancer-treatment/

 

 

 

It could grow over…

This blog article goes over the issues of chemopause/menopause and vaginal dryness and the available remedies for both problems

http://pinkribbonjourney.wordpress.com/tag/astroglide/

 
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Women, Sex and Diabetes

With both physical as well as emotional issues in regards to the relationship between diabetes and sexual relationships, confronting and controlling these issues could pose as a bit of a nuisance. This informational article goes over the possible problems and solutions to overcoming the problems associated with the effects of diabetes on your sex life..

http://www.diabeteshealth.com/read/1997/02/01/769/women-sex-and-diabetes/

 
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Breastfeeding and Menstruation

The relation between breastfeeding and menstruation can vary quite a bit from one woman to the next. This article describes the possible hormonal changes involved with breastfeeding and menstruation, and other problems that might occur during the breastfeeding stage.

http://www.mother-2-mother.com/menstruation.htm

 

 

 

Sex and the lactating girl: Keeping things hot during breastfeeding

During the breastfeeding period, sore nipples, leaking, and vaginal dryness can unwittingly put a stop to sexual activities. However, this article reveals the possible intimate activities that can still be engaged in with the aid of certain lubricants

http://www.examiner.com/sexual-health-in-national/sex-and-the-lactating-girl-keeping-things-hot-during-breastfeeding

 
Urinary Tract Infections
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Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection (UTI) can affect your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra, and is one of the most common forms of disorders in women. The Dartmouth College Health Service and the New Hampshire University Health Services provides the necessary information pertaining to the facts, causes, symptoms, and treatment and prevention methods of UTI.

http://www.dartmouth.edu/~health/depts/women/urinary.html

http://www.unh.edu/health-services/pdf/self_care/UTIApr04.pdf (PDF)

 
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