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Vaginal wellness before and after menopause

Vaginal wellness before and after menopause

When you think of menopause, what comes to mind? Hot flashes? Night sweats? Loss of your period? Mood swings? Those are enough symptoms to make your head spin. But no one ever talks about what happens to the vagina. The hormonal changes that cause common symptoms during menopause also physically...

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What you need to know about menopause

What you need to know about menopause

I was talking to my friend one evening. It was your typical summer heat. But this time, I had to finish the conversation while in front of the fan in the kitchen. Letting the cold air blow up my shirt. I thought, “Well, this is new. And ridiculous.” But now I...

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The Connection Between Your Brain & Sex

The Connection Between Your Brain & Sex

Joylux welcomes guest blogger and self-care strategist Kelli Jaecks! Author of the Amazon best seller Martinis & Menopause, Kelli also writes a popular blog about women’s health. We’re delighted to have her share her menopause story, as well as some fun and frisky insights into feeling sexy at any age....

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Feeling dry? It’s not you. It’s your hormones.

Feeling dry? It’s not you. It’s your hormones.

Though menopausal symptoms present differently in women, one collective experience we may all share is dryness. Dry skin. Dry nails and hair. Dryness down there. This can do a real number on our confidence.  Let’s take a look at why we experience dryness. And then we can talk about some...

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Hormones and Sexual Desire

Hormones and Sexual Desire

Your hormones and your sex drive are intricately linked—and it’s well known that the hormonal fluctuations caused by pregnancy, breastfeeding, the menstrual cycle, and menopause can all impact your desire for sex. Your Sex Hormones Your body produces three hormones—chemical messengers—that influence your sex drive. Estrogen is known as the...

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It’s time we had ‘the talk’

It’s time we had ‘the talk’

You’ve got big questions about your personal health. But it’s not always convenient or realistic to book an appointment with your doctor to find answers.  That’s why we put together a list of our favorite resources that provide insights around menopause, sexual wellness, and overall health. Favorite Podcasts The Girlfriend...

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