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How to Cope with Vaginal Dryness and Painful Sex During Menopause

Let’s face it, love can hurt. And I’m not talking about the achy-breaky, he-left-me-for-a-younger-model-and-broke-my-heart kind of hurt. I’m talking about the physical pain that can be associated with intercourse during menopause. There’s actually a medical term for this painful intercourse: dyspareunia (I would like to have a word with the folks who came up with …

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What are the different HRT options for vaginal dryness?

Dear Ellen, I am experiencing vaginal dryness.  I have tried different lubes, but sadly sex still hurts.  I have an appointment with my gynecologist next week. I would like to understand the difference between the different hormone therapies before I see my doctor.   Can you help educate me on this?                                                                                             Sorry for the last …

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How can I help my wife and marriage?

Dear Ellen, My wife is miserable.  I think she might be going through menopause, but if I bring up the word she get angry and doesn’t want to talk about it!  We barely speak anymore. How can I help her and our marriage? We are both suffering.                                                                                                                                                         Ken Dear Ken, Your wife is lucky …

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