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Feeling Dry? The Ways That Menopause Dries You Out

Perimenopause can wreak havoc on your hormones leaving you feeling dry, itchy and irritated all over your body.     The changing hormone levels that come from the onset of perimenopause brings about many symptoms. We hear about hot flashes, night sweats, and mood swings all the time, but our bodies also react in ways you might not be aware of.  Keeping properly hydrated is crucial to your health whatever age you are, and taking steps to nourish the parts of your body which can become dry due to hormonal changes will help alleviate those symptoms as well as prevent them from developing into other, more serious, health issues. Here are 5 dryness symptoms of perimenopause to keep an eye on:...

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Yeast Infections And How A pH Balanced Feminine Cleanser Can Help

While it’s not usually a serious condition, a pH balanced feminine cleanser is one way to support great vaginal health which will reduce your likelihood of experiencing the very common but bothersome yeast infection.     While much attention has been paid to the pH balance of your hair, maintaining the pH balance of your body, in particular how pH balance relates to great vaginal health, should be part of your regular hygiene routine. Many soaps contain harsh ingredients that strip away your pH levels which, in addition to putting you at risk for yeast infections and BV, also contributes to dry and tight feeling skin. One of the easiest ways to maintain a healthy vagina and create a properly...

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Boost Your Summer Fun with a Safe Feminine Moisture

Achieve optimal vaginal health this summer with Very Private! We are giving 2 lucky winners a Very Private Moisture System to get you through the long summer days - and with a little help - more fun nights. 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 2 lucky people the chance to win...

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The Very Private Daily 5 Minute Workout

In addition to your standard daily routine, the onset of perimenopause symptoms brings about another aspect of life which you need to take a bit of time out of your day to manage in order to reduce its impact on your life.         As we grow older exercise becomes a key factor in helping the aging process go as smoothly as it can, with perimenopause symptoms being one of the early signs that your body needs more care. Aside from keeping your joints and muscles strong, weight loss, and improving your overall health, exercise has many other benefits which can help reduce your perimenopause symptoms including relieving stress and anxiety. Exercise also helps your body better prepare...

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How To Drink Your Perimenopause Symptoms Away

The hormonal changes experienced during menopause can bring about some form of dehydration, preventing your body from performing its normal functions and exasperating your menopause symptoms.     When you are dehydrated oxygen and nutrients cannot be properly circulated in different parts of the body, and adding dehydration to your perimenopause symptoms will just intensify them. Fortunately that is something which you can control by ensuring you are getting enough of the proper liquids each day. In addition to staving off hydration, there are additional beverages you can drink each day that can help reduce your menopause symptoms: The female body is made up of about 55% water on average so it's no surprise drinking plenty of water during perimenopause...

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