Endometriosis and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are medical conditions that affect those with vaginas who are between 12 and 50 years old. Both disorders affect menstrual periods, fertility, and hormonal functions. Though they have many similarities, the two conditions are strikingly different.
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Our vulvas and vaginas are extremely sensitive, and anything from the products you use to what wear, can irritate them. Keep reading to learn more about what can cause you to itch and burn down there and what you can do about it.
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Our aromas (smells) change based on many factors, including diet, medications, health, etc. Understanding vaginal odors that are normal and abnormal can help you be aware of health risks early for optimal health.
Vaginal dryness, also known as vaginal atrophy or atrophic vaginitis, usually happens due to a lack or a drop in estrogen levels. Estrogen is the hormone that helps keep the vagina lubricated and maintain its elasticity; when estrogen decreases moisture and lubrication in the vagina.