Dietary & Lifestyle Ideas for Treating Vaginal Dryness Naturally

Dietary & Lifestyle Ideas for Treating Vaginal Dryness Naturally – Tips from a Clinical Nutritionist   In my Christchurch clinic I look at root causes for vaginal dryness and create personalised treatment plans for clients. While every woman is different of course, there are some action steps everyone will benefit from when battling this condition.…


Menopause Dryness

Menopausal dryness is the most common form of vaginal dryness, with 80% of women experiencing the condition.   Menopause Dryness Relief In order to achieve optimal menopause dryness relief, it is important to understand the causes for this debilitating and very common condition (80% of menopausal women will encounter vaginal dryness!). First up, menopause is…


Atrophic Vaginitis/Vaginal Atrophy

A holistic/natural atrophic vaginitis treatment address more than just symptoms.   Natural Remedies for Vaginal Atrophy In order to find the best natural atrophic vaginitis treatment, it’s important to understand the condition. Atrophy refers to the weakening of tissue; vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina. Therefore, atrophic vaginitis, or vaginal atrophy, refers to the…


Choose Organic Lube for Vaginosis

Natural Remedies for Vaginosis   Choose Organic Lube for Vaginosis Often mistaken for a yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis is a common and serious side effect which stems from an imbalance of naturally acidic vaginal pH levels. It is triggered by chronic dryness or in combination with other causes. If a lack of normal lubrication imbalances…


Natural Vaginitis Treatment

Choose organic lube for vaginitis relief by soothing inflamed tissues.   Natural Vaginitis Treatment Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina which can be caused by vaginosis (bacterial infection) or other factors like menopausal atrophy, an allergy, irritant or a decrease in oestrogen. To clarify, the difference between vaginitis and vaginosis is the presence or…


Choose a Natural Lube for Vaginismus Treatment Support

Finding a vaginismus solution is a very personal journey.   Choose a Natural Lube for Vaginismus Treatment Support Vaginismus treatment is hardly straight-forward due to the complexity of the condition. Vaginismus may only affect the outer layer of muscles, or the deep layer of pelvic floor muscles as well. Tightness can be there all the…


Medication-Related Vaginal Dryness

Many medications can lead to vaginal dryness. This ranges from ‘harmless’ birth control pills and antihistamines through to much more serious cancer treatments.   Vaginal Dryness & Hormonal Birth Control Many women don’t realise that something as common as hormonal birth control can cause vaginal dryness. In fact, women using The Pill are 25% more…


Dyspareunia/Painful Intercourse

Painful sex or dyspareunia can happen at any age.   Natural Dyspareunia Treatment Vaginal dryness occurs in women of any age but is particularly common during peri/menopause. However, whether the underlying cause is menopausal dryness, an infection or other issues, itchy and uncomfortable dryness will almost certainly cause painful friction during sex. What’s more, if…


Vaginal Dryness after Surgery

Dealing with surgical menopause (e.g. after a hysterectomy) should be a holistic venture.   Vaginal Dryness after Surgery Surgery such as hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) or removal of the ovaries can cause oestrogen levels to drop. This can lead to vaginal dryness regardless of your age. Hysterectomies are common and can be undertaken for…


Stress-related Dryness

Stress and emotional disturbances play a big role when it comes to vaginal dryness.   Stress Factors Are Plenty We often think of vaginal dryness in relation to menopause, but young women are by no means immune to the condition. Vaginal dryness can be encountered at any stage in life. While menopausal women mainly experience…