The science behind the MonaLisa Touch

The science behind the MonaLisa Touch   Originating in Italy, the MonaLisa Touch has been used in Australia since 2013. It has gained popularity due to its effectiveness in treating vaginal atrophy (the thinning of the vaginal walls) and urinary symptoms. Vaginal atrophy can cause symptoms of vaginal dryness, itchiness, painful sex, stress incontinence, reoccurring urinary
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The common causes of painful sex

The common causes of painful sex   It is not unusual for women to experience pain during sex at some point in their lives. This pain can be caused by a variety of factors including menopause, hormonal imbalance, insufficient foreplay and several other underlying medical conditions. Here at The Jade Room, we believe it is
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How The Jade Room is changing lives

How The Jade Room is changing lives   “We are an all-female team and I think that really makes a difference,” explains registered nurse Sarah Korbel. Sarah, together with Dr Sally Lyttleton, founded The Jade Room in 2017 to help women take control of their health through the use of fractional laser therapy. A big
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Sarah’s Story

Sarah, 44  had vaginal lasering after having her ovaries removed and suffering early menopause and vaginal atrophy.   About 15 years ago, my mum was diagnosed with breast cancer.  Concerned it could be a genetic predisposition, we decided to be tested for the BRCA gene. Mum and my sister were positive. I was negative. I
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Get Your Life Back – Solutions for Stress Incontinence

Solutions for Stress Incontinence   It’s estimated that over a third of Australian women will suffer from stress incontinence at some point in their life. Yet, around half of them won’t fully explore their options for treatment, in part due to feelings of embarrassment and anxiousness. However, over the past few years, treatment options have
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Sara’s Story

Sara, 40, had vaginal lasering in a bid to restore her self-confidence, her sex life and her ability to go running.   At 26, I had a child. After that I suffered incontinence whenever I ran. When I took part in the City to Surf, I ran so hard, my tights were wet all the
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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Menopause

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Menopause   We hear a lot about the hot flushes, moodiness and hormone changes, but there are some other unexpected symptoms and side effects of menopause that don’t often get talked about. Here are six that you might not know: Menopause goes on for longer than you think Most
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Michelle’s Story

Michelle, 44, is a mum of three. She had vaginal lasering due to her concerns about a mild cervical prolapse, stress incontinence and painful sex.   My husband and I had always wanted three children – but my third came along a bit sooner than we’d planned. It meant I ended up with three under
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Four Common Vaginal Problems (And How To Fix Them)

Four Common Vaginal Problems (And How To Fix Them)   At some point in their lives, most women will have an issue or a concern relating to their vagina. This might be due to anything from childbirth to illness or menopause, and can have a huge impact, both physically and mentally. Four common symptoms that
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Jan’s Story

Jan, 66, went through menopause at 54. She was left with severe vaginal dryness that caused itching and chafing. Childbirth had left her with a mild rectocele which had started to get worse.   Fifteen years ago, I was a normal, happy wife and mum. Then overnight everything changed. I discovered I had cancer in
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