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New Guidelines to Help Postmenopausal Women Deal with Dryness and Painful Sex
CEDAR RAPIDS (October 10, 2013): Thin dry vaginal and vulvar tissues, medically termed vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA), can be a major cause of the painful intercourse challenges that affect at least 40 percent of postmenopausal women. Until now, women suffering this condition have received little medical guidance on how best to address it. The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has released new guidelines for treating VVA titled “Management of Vulvovaginal Atrophy” published in the September issue of Menopause which states, “Non-hormonal vaginal lubricants with intercourse and regular use of long-acting vaginal moisturizers, if indicated, are first-line therapies” to combat this health problem.
Women, Including Those with Serious Health Issues, Can Eliminate Dyspareunia or Painful Sex with Non-Hormonal Solution
CEDAR RAPIDS (August 14, 2013): Dyspareunia, or more commonly known as pain during sexual intercourse, may afflict as many as one in four women. Up to 45 percent of the 65 million menopausal and post-menopausal American women experience pain during sex, according to the North American Menopause Society (NAMS).
National Cancer Survivors Day and Multiple Cancer Studies Focus on Survivor Quality of Life
CEDAR RAPIDS (May 29, 2012) There is more to celebrate this June 3rd, National Cancer Survivors Day, than ever before. The survival rates of many cancers are at all-time highs, including the U. S. breast cancer 5-year survival rate which has reached 90%. Cancer Survivors Day 2012 provides an opportunity to celebrate the strides that have been made in cancer treatment and to highlight the importance of quality of life beyond the disease.
Replens® Long-Lasting Feminine Moisturizer Celebrates Facebook Success with Free Samples
CEDAR RAPIDS (March 15, 2012) In less than one month since its debut, the Replens Long-Lasting Moisturizer Facebook page has received a formidable 20,000 Facebook fans. Due to the positive response, Replens is offering a free sample to new Facebook friends.
New Study on Sexual Satisfaction among Older Women Finds Good News in Sexual Satisfaction and Bad News in Sexual Function
CEDAR RAPIDS (January 24, 2012) A new study published in the January 2012 issue of the American Journal of Medicine contained both good news and potential concerns about sexual activity for older American women.
A Smooth Valentine’s Night with Replens® Vaginal Moisturizer
Cedar Rapids, IA (February 1, 2011) Valentine’s Day is supposed to be filled with fun and romance for you and your partner. But worrying about feminine dryness can put unnecessary strain on your relationship and make Valentine’s Day, or any day, miserable. But as baby boomers reach menopause, they are saying no to “sandpaper sex” and are finding relief with long-lasting moisturizers like Replens Long-Lasting Vaginal Moisturizer.