Childbirth, menopause, certain skin conditions (vulvar dystrophy, lichen sclerosis), cancer treatment, and aging can cause thinning of the vagina (vaginal atrophy).
Vaginal atrophy can lead to vaginal dryness, painful sex (dyspareunia), vaginal irritation, vaginal burning, and skin discoloration of the vulva with age spots or brown spots. Other symptoms such as urinary incontinence have been successfully treated with laser therapy.
If you cannot use traditional hormone therapies, you don’t respond to estrogen treatment, or if a history of breast cancer has made it difficult for you to use other therapy methods, the Juliet™ Laser may be the answer for you.
The laser energy painlessly stimulates collagen production in the vaginal muscles and tissues to tighten and revitalize the area. It is a drug-free, non-hormonal office treatment with no down...
About 4 in 10 women have problems with sex at some point during their lives. Pain during sex may be a sign of a gynecologic problem, such as ovarian cysts or endometriosis. It may also be caused by problems with sexual response, such as a lack of desire (the feeling of wanting to have sex) or a lack of arousal (the physical and emotional changes that occur in the body as a result of sexual stimulation).
What causes sexual problems in women?
Some common causes of sexual problems in women include the following:
Hormonal changes - such as during pregnancy, perimenopause, or menopause
Cancer treatments and their side effects
Some illnesses and medications
Relationship problems with your partner
Past negative experiences
Depression, anxiety, or stress
What types of sexual problems affect women?
“Female sexual dysfunction” is a general term for a problem with sex. The problem can be a lack of interest in sex. It also can be a lack of response to sexual activity. Sexual problems fall into fo...