Vaginal Health Through the Ages

What you need to know Vaginal health affects more than just your sex life, and it is an important part of a woman’s overall health. Vaginal problems can affect fertility, relationships, and can also be a sign of disease in…

Fertility Takes Two to Tango

Is Your Man the Perfect Dancer? “It takes two to tango” has never been truer than when you are talking about fertility. Both a healthy egg and healthy sperm must meet to create pregnancy. In the tango, if the dance…

Menopause

Periods are over, no pregnancy threats, sexual freedom… but wait! It was with the Ancient Greeks that the term menopause was derived – men + pauein. The word men referred to “month” which was related to the moon. As months…

Does the Vagina Age?

Changes you should know about I see many women in my gynaecological practice who over the years have been surprised to find out that their…

Why is intercourse so painful now?

The answer in two words is Urogenital Atrophy. Urogenital atrophy is a condition that affects most women as they go through menopause, and can result in lack of blood flow and secondary dryness in the vagina. If the vagina dries…

When do you see a fertility specialist?

Throughout the ages, infertility has been described as: one year trying to conceive without the use of contraception. Many physicians will actually not refer patients to see an infertility clinic or an infertility doctor until that year has passed. I…