Bliss Journal — Menopause

A Frolic Down Memory Lane - The Ohnut

A Frolic Down Memory Lane - The Ohnut

At Ohnut they believe that everyone has the right to feel connected, healthy, and whole. What is The Ohnut I hear you ask? It is an intimate wearable that can help you manage and potentially reduce pain during sex by allowing you to easily customize how deep penetration goes. It is worn externally at the base of a penetrating partner, e.g. on their shaft or on a toy. The Ohnutcompresses down to act as a soft buffer during sex. Each set comes with 4 linking rings that allow you to make simple adjustments, so you and your partner can not...

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5 Things You Need to Know About Sex After Menopause.

5 Things You Need to Know About Sex After Menopause.

Sex and 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. 1.   Painful sex – an incredibly common impact of menopause on a woman’s sex life. The statics vary, we have read figures from 45% to over 84% of women reporting finding sex painful. It is caused by reduced...

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Steps to improve sex during perimenopause & menopause.

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.  This is why a multidisciplinary team is so important in your care and in the management of symptoms and your overall physical and mental health moving forward. These include your specialist medical professionals, your GP, a pelvic floor therapist, acupuncturist, osteopath, nutritional advice, exercise physiologist, sexuality counselling and other allied health care that suits your...

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

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...

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