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August Giveaway is underway!

It may be the dog days of summer... ...but we’re already looking forward to sweaters, hot chocolate, and the changing colors of the leaves. Here’s something else to look forward to: our August Very Private Moisture System giveaway! Two lucky winners will be chosen at random from entries received. The Very Private™ System was created specifically for feminine dryness and changing vaginal pH, formulated using only healthy ingredients. Very Private Intimate Moisture is the only all-in-one feminine moisturizer and lubricant that replenishes your natural moisture, while the gentle, yet effective ingredients of Very Private pH Balanced Body Wash cleanse, moisturize and soothe the body and is safe enough for the delicate vaginal area. Together, we call it the Very Private Moisture System and we're giving...

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Perimenopause symptom #1: Foggy foggy head

Wait. What was I going to write about? Oh, right. Perimenopause, symptoms of.  There seems to be some confusion over what perimenopause is, when it starts, and when it’s no longer “peri,” it’s just full-on menopause. So let’s talk about some of the key symptoms that let you know when you’re in the countdown to the End of Periods. Perimenopause usually starts in a woman’s 40s, though it can happen as early as the mid-30s. Reproduction is winding down, estrogen levels are declining, periods become irregular. Perimenopause typically starts 4-5 years before menopause, though it can be much earlier. Menopause is defined as the stage of life beginning when a woman has had no periods for 12 consecutive months. So...

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How To Make Menopause The Best Years Of Your Life?

The menopause road is on the map for all women, and like most journeys being prepared for what may come makes travel easier and more enjoyable.     Society has conditioned us to view women in their post reproductive years in a condescending manner. However if you were to ask any woman she will likely say there is a huge difference in how she feels compared to her biological age, albeit encountering a few slight detours on the well-traveled path. With the onset of premenopause signaling the nearing of the menopause years the concept of menopause sexual wellness is, sadly, dismissed by most. Growing older brings about hormonal changes to our bodies but that does not mean your menopause sexual...

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Is There Menopause Symptom Relief To Be Found With Marijuana?

While the scientific health benefits of marijuana are just starting to be fully studied, there are many signs that cannabis can help alleviate symptoms common with perimenopause.     The debate on the use of marijuana for medical purposes will likely go on for years. It seems, however, that more and more women are finding they can find relief from some of their menopause symptoms with cannabis products. It’s important to separate any preconceived notions you have in regards to using marijuana for medical purposes: Cannabis usage is becoming more mainstream as people learn they can get relief naturally from a wide range of medical issues in various medicinal marijuana forms. Reduction in endocannbinoids signaling may be responsible for some...

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A Woman's Hormone Journey

Our bodies talk to us throughout our lives sending us messages in the form of symptoms and conditions. Maintaining great vaginal health is an important and often overlooked female health management answer to some of those calls.     Some of the more common messages a female body regularly receives are hormone-related, making first contact at puberty and keeping in steady communication throughout the menopause years. The two main hormone players in our lives are estrogen and progesterone, both of which are crucial to a woman’s health and wellness during her reproductive years.  When our bodies start puberty the estrogen level increases, bringing about the changes that turn us from girls into women. Progesterone’s key importance is helping our bodies...

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