Posts tagged women's health
Sex and ageing – who says they can’t go together?

One of our favourite sex toy brands Dame Products conducted a survey on sex toy use. They found that about 40% of people who said they use a toy when they masturbate were over 40 years of age.

Now there are some of us who are over 40 who would go well that is no surprise. There are also a whole bunch of us of all ages that cringe at the thought of older people, parents etc having sex or using sex toys. Putting it plainly the human race would not exist, you would not exist is your parents, if older people didn’t have sex (FYI, yes we know some of us came to be thanks to the wonders of science and IVF but we are pretty sure that your parent(s) were having sex even if they need a little extra help having a baby. Thankyou science!)

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5 Things You Need to Know About Sex After Menopause.

This month we have been talking about sex and menopause. It is important to note that for some people, menopause has little effect on their sex life; for others, it can have big impact.

The impacts on sex can range from vaginal dryness to a reduced libido or painful sex. Here we discuss some of those impacts and some things that could help.

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Steps to improve sex during perimenopause & menopause.

Sexual problems are common in people who going through menopausal changes. Sexual intimacy is a fundamental part of being human, a human right, and the inability to engage in sexual activity in a fulfilling, meaningful way can have a negative impact on an individual, relationships. 

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13 Questions You Need to Ask Your Health Professional About Sex and Menopause.

Menopause is a normal part of life, a stage of life that all women go through. So why is it still taboo and so hard for women to ask their doctors about. Here is a list of questions you can use to start the conversation and get the important information that all women need to know about menopause and how it can affect their sex lives.

Contrary to popular belief we as women of all ages value our sexuality. It is also an important and totally valid conversation to have with your health professional. Good communication is key to addressing all those questions you have about sex. Two natural processes that can affect a woman’s sexual function are menopause and perimenopause. 

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11 Things Every Woman Needs to Know About Sex and Menopause.

Menopause is an important women’s health issue that is still shrouded in silence. Add sex into the conversation and things get taboo. This is the first article about menopause and sex, a cataylst for this important conversation.

It is important to know if you are having a problem with sexual function during menopause, there is a very good chance it is not in your head and you are not alone.

1.   Younger women and older women can go through menopause and sex is still something they want in their lives. 

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What Turns You On? The 4 Steps to Discover What You Enjoy Sexually

We are proud to announce that we are sponsoring Isiah McKimmie’s podcast Wholehearted: Love, Sex & Intimacy. The following is the first one and we love it. It is a little surreal hearing an advertisement of your business for the first time but it is also amazing. We are so excited to be working with Isiah.

Isiah loves helping women become sexually empowered, which we are all about! Isiah and the Bliss Team both come across this often, women will say “I don’t know what I like. How do you find out? How do I tell my partner what I like?”

And partners will say “I wish I knew what she really enjoys sexually. I try to ask but she says she doesn’t know. I just want to please her.”

In this podcast Isiah shes tips to help discover epic pleasure:

  • Vital factors of a woman’s turn on

  • Her 4 step formula to discover what you really enjoy

  • Playful ways to explore with yout partner

  • Sexy suggestions from other women.

You can listen to the podcast here.

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Pelvic Floors - Too short, too long or just right?

Pelvic floor health is an important part of women’s health and has an impact on sexual health, sexual pleasure and function. It can impact bowel and urinary function as well. In order to address the question what is pelvic floor health we spoke to Sami Cattach from Body and Birth Physio to find out more. This article explains how the muscles in the pelvic floor work and some simple steps to look after your pelvic floor.

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Post uterine cancer treatment do I have an option that is more targeted at pleasure than a dilator?

Q: A number of years ago I had uterine cancer and as a result I have to dilate every other day. I am currently using a medical dilator and it is not very comfortable and I would like to purchase something that is not as hard. It would be great if it was something that is targeted more for pleasure than just dilation. I was hoping you might be able to point me in the right direction.

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