By age 60, about 1 in 3 women in the U.S. will have had a hysterectomy and between 20% to 40% of these surgeries may not be needed.
Coconut is for Piña Coladas, NOT Your Vagina
Much as we love coconut at home and at Damiva, we can’t use it in our products because coconut oil is the wrong pH. This can create an environment that increases the risk for bacterial vaginosis.
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We have extremely high standards for sterile, pathogen-free and consistent products. After all, we are using them on our most sensitive body parts!
Being Canadian is the reason why Damiva has been successful in spreading a global message about menopause. We have a global view on women’s health.
In 2017, we have a lot to celebrate at Damiva on International Women’s Day. Our products are inspired by heroines, and created by women for women.
You know who you are – the woman who was gutsy enough to talk to a complete stranger about the need for an external labial moisturizer to help with dryness.
Chia Chia Sun, CEO of Damiva, talks about Valentine’s Day in her forties and with declining hormones. Thriving after 40 involves awareness.
Attention to our pelvic health is important for women as we age. A pelvic floor physiotherapist can help to assess where imbalances may be present.
Rebecca Rosenblat spoke about the attitude she uses to thrive after the age of 40, during perimenopause and menopause: being a Diva! The following is a summary of her Dish presentation on November 17 2016 and is narrated by Sandra Elia.
I was 43 before I learned that I had been in perimenopause already for 3 years. What is perimenopause exactly? It’s the period between ages 40 and 50 in which our ovaries start to…
I was recently speaking to a 43-year-old woman who was coming to grips with the fact that she is in peri-menopause. A highly educated wellness coach herself, she said to me, “I guess it’s time that …
Jill Hillhouse, Certified Nutritional Practitioner, dishes about how to lead a healthy lifestyle by removing key toxins from your personal products, foods and household goods. Chia Chia Sun narrates a video.
I was 43 before I discovered that I had been in peri-menopause for 3 years. Now I’m 46 and I am really beginning to feel the effects. My hormones change every day.
I’m not bragging, okay maybe I am a bit, but I eat super healthy every day. Everything organic organic organic. And kale. I have 3 types of organic kale – black, red and green – sitting in my produce …
I’m an awesome sleeper. I am the type of person who can sleep through just about anything. I attribute this to a survival mechanism that I developed when my kids were young and waking up at night.
So I am at the grocery store early Saturday morning with my partner, Gardiner Smith, with whom I live and work. We share a love of flowers. We have flowers in the house all the time; whether picked by him from our garden, bought at a store, or sometimes when we are out, he will pluck a flower from a hotel arrangement or window box in a cafe.