Entries by Global Communications Works

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There are Alternatives to Prescription Drugs for Painful Sex and Vaginal Dryness

Katie Thomas’s article published in the NY Times this past Monday, “Prices Keep Rising for Drugs Treating Painful Sex in Women, describes how “pharmaceutical companies get away with marking up drugs used to improve women’s sex lives because there’s little public outcry over a topic that’s pretty much taboo.” While the article highlights the issue, […]

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Suzi’s Sexi Secrets

Suzi asks Gynecologist and health educator, Dr. Machelle Seibel, about the importance of vitamin D Do you know your vitamin D level? Vitamin D is the sunshine vitamin. Since 10 million Americans over age 50 and over 40% of the entire population are low in this essential vitamin, Dr. Seibel is finding low levels every […]

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You Are Never Too Dry to Try How Do I Know if I Need A Vaginal Moisturizer?

Dr. Machelle M. Seibel, founder of My Menopause Magazine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Massachusetts Sexuality continues to be an important part of a happy and healthy life.  Until very recently, medical companies have put most of their time and research into developing products and medicine that mainly address male sexual dysfunction […]

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Just douche? No! Think Before You Douche.

To douche or not to douche? That is the question. And it’s a question that’s been up for much debate. On one hand, douching is a way to clean the vagina—especially from semen after sex or sand at the beach. On the other, douching has been associated with various health risks, including pelvic inflammatory disease, […]

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Suzi’s Sexi Secrets

Suzi asks Founder Dr. Machelle Seibel about Menstruation, Infection and the pH Connection Dr. Mache Seibel, a professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has written a song to help women understand that there’s a pH connection to vaginal infection. Menstrual fluids make the pH high, so the balance that protects you becomes one […]

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Inspired & Desired: Sex After Menopause

By The North American Menopause Society: The Menopause Guidebook It’s no secret that once a woman goes through menopause, her sexual desire can decrease drastically. But women don’t need to settle for a life without sex just because they’re over a certain age. The first step towards getting your libido back is understanding why it […]

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Vaginal Strain of Probiotic Lactobacilli, L. Reuteri RC-14, in Pro-B, Balance Yeast and Bacteria

According to Gregor Reid, PhD MBA Probiotics and Prebiotics Professor The human body contains trillions of bacteria outnumbering human cells 10 to 1. Microbes inhabit just about every part of the human body, living on the skin, gut, nose and the vagina. Each of these bacteria has different characteristics and functions. The vaginal strain, L. […]