The Day-to-Day Impact of Urogenital Aging: Perspectives from Racially/Ethnically Diverse Women

@inproceedings{Huang2009TheDI,
  title={The Day-to-Day Impact of Urogenital Aging: Perspectives from Racially/Ethnically Diverse Women},
  author={Alison J. Huang and Janis Luft and Deborah Grady and Miriam Kuppermann},
  booktitle={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2009}
}
Urogenital symptoms affect up to half of women after menopause, but their impact on women’s day-to-day functioning and wellbeing is poorly understood. Postmenopausal women aged 45 to 80 years reporting urogenital dryness, soreness, itching, or pain during sex were recruited to participate in in-depth focus groups to discuss the impact of their symptoms. Focus groups were homogenous with respect to race/ethnicity and stratified by age (for White or Black women) or language (for Latina women… CONTINUE READING