Understanding Lichen Sclerosus

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Lichen Sclerosus: Understanding Symptoms and Risks Lichen sclerosus can painfully change women’s lives, putting greater health at risk and compromising intimate relationships.   Although initial symptoms may mimic those of more common vaginal and vulvar irritations and illness, there are distinct signs that indicate lichen sclerosus. Pain and irritation of the vulvar skin should be taken seriously and treated immediately. …

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What do I do about Vaginal Discomfort?

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No matter the stage of a woman’s life, her vagina can still surprise her with new pains, discharge, surprise bleeding and sudden onset itching. Vaginal discomfort has a wide range of causes, some minor, some more serious, many of them easily treated. Here are some of the common vaginal symptoms and what they can mean. …

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Your Posture and Your Pelvic Health

Poor posture hurts your pelvic floor  The health of your pelvic floor may depend on your feet. And your shoulders. And your neck.  Having poor posture, from slumped shoulders to tilted pelvis, can have a negative effect on the health of your pelvic floor – the sling of muscles that bear the weight of your internal organs when you sit or stand. How we sit, stand and go about…

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Myomectomy: Fibroids and Fertility

Myomectomy: Fixing fibroids and saving fertility  A diagnosis of uterine fibroids is something no woman wants to hear.  While there may be a sense of relief in knowing what has been causing their symptoms, including chronic pelvic pain, fibroids have traditionally required major surgery and a long recovery. There is also concern that fibroids and uterine surgery will interfere with a woman’s fertility.  Fortunately, women now have the option of a minimally…

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