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What are the possible causes of vaginal dryness?

What are the possible causes of vaginal dryness?

Vaginal dryness is a common symptom experienced by women when they go through the menopause transition and possibly for many years after. However, vaginal dryness can happen at any age for several reasons. Vaginal dryness is the result of decreased levels of estrogen. Estrogen is the female hormone that keeps the lining of the vagina […]

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Does menopause cause rashes?

Does menopause cause rashes?

Menopause causes a dramatic change in hormone levels, including a decline in estrogen, which is what causes the symptoms associated with menopause. The most common symptoms of menopause include hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and vaginal dryness — but can menopause also cause a rash? In this article, we look at how estrogen and […]

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Late menopause may protect women’s memory

Late menopause may protect women’s memory

New research, published in the journal Neurology, suggests that a late menopause onset may benefit the memory skills of senior women later in life. Experiencing menopause at a later age may offer cognitive advantages in the long run. A new study led by Diana Kuh, from University College London in the United Kingdom, asks whether […]

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As Menopause Symptoms Get Worse, Heart May Pay a Price

As Menopause Symptoms Get Worse, Heart May Pay a Price

Latest Menopause News WEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — There could be a link between the severity of a woman’s menopausal symptoms and her risk of heart disease, a new study suggests. While the research couldn’t prove cause-and-effect, it’s “yet another important study which highlights gender-specific risk factors for heart disease,” said Dr. Rachel […]

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What causes burning in the vagina?

What causes burning in the vagina?

A burning sensation around the vaginal area is a relatively common complaint. There are many different causes of vaginal burning, including irritants, sexually transmitted diseases, and menopause. Each cause has its own symptoms and forms of treatment. In this article, we examine nine possible causes of a burning sensation in the vagina, along with other […]