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- Nurse Barb
There’s lots of reasons why sex might be painful after you turn 50. For many women as estrogen levels decline during midlife, their vaginas become much more dry and don’t have the same elasticity or ability to stretch.
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Have you been treated for a Bladder Infection? In addition to taking the prescribed antibiotics, it’s also been shown that a healthy dose of probiotics can help reduce the risk of having a recurrent infection.
Probiotics are now more widely accepted than ever in helping people maintain healthier intestines. The most easily recognized probiotics are contained in containers of yogurt. Probiotics are the actual bacteria that live not just in yogurt, but also in our bodies and help maintain a normal pH and a healthy body. Probiotics are protective and keep the bad, harmful bacteria from overgrowing.
This also helps keep the constipation at bay. (more…)