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About Menopause – 1 minute read
Urinary tract infections (UTI’s) are common in sexually active women of all ages, but they’re often more frequent in midlife post-menopausal women because of physiologic changes in the genitals and urinary tract associated with the loss of estrogen. This condition, called genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), can cause symptoms that include pain with sex, vaginal dryness and irritation, and recurrent UTI’s.