This blog looks at the at the problems with sex that vaginismus can cause, the poor evidence-base for treatments, and what needs to change.
Category Archives: Women’s health
Nurse and researcher Tracie Miles blogs about Cochrane evidence on vaginal dilator therapy after pelvic radiotherapy, and about what happens when science listens to women
Sex and chronic pelvic pain was one of the things people talked about, at a workshop to discuss which treatment outcomes mattered to them. Sally Crowe tells the story.
Lynda Ware summarizes Cochrane evidence on surgical approaches for vaginal prolapse and Simon Jackson, Consultant Gynaecologist at Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital, reflects on why this review is timely.
Lynda Ware looks at treatment choice for women with heavy periods and the latest evidence from Cochrane
Doctors Lynda Ware and Susan Cooper look at Cochrane evidence on treatment choices for vulval intraepithelial neoplasia
What is tubal flushing and what do we know about its effect on chances of conceiving?
Physiotherapist and comedian Elaine Miller tackles that double taboo, sex and the menopause, in the last of our special series.
Dr Martin Hirsch explains what endometriosis is and looks at evidence on HRT for the menopause after surgery
June Girvin shares her experience of the menopause, the surprises, the impact on her life and the information gap
Cochrane evidence published today finds benefits and harms of HRT linked to when women start treatment. Lead researcher and cardiologist Harry Boardman explains.
Anne Cooper talks about the silence surrounding the 'Big M' and the lack of information for menopausal women managing long term conditions like diabetes