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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Can a Laser Treatment Really Help with Dryness and Painful Sex?

An ob gyn explains why the MonaLisa Touch can be so effective for the vaginal symptoms of menopause. Original post here: Cynthia Krause, MD April 12, 2016 A question I’m often asked by my menopausal patients is whether other women experience vaginal dryness too. My answer is simple: “Yes, almost everyone.” I have been a practicing gynecologist in New York City for
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Is this what I do?

One of the key symptoms of menopause is a dry vagina. Lower levels of oestrogen directly affect your vagina and can make it thinner, drier and less elastic. Testosterone levels fall gradually with age and this can have an impact on your sex life at menopause. The domino effect of menopause symptoms such as hot
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