Lichen sclerosus: forget remission… focus on well-being

I have a confession to make. I saw my pelvic floor therapist earlier this week. She told me my tissues have improved in elasticity and look fantastic.

The top 10 topical treatments for lichen sclerosus

These products run the gamut in price. The vulva-care world is your oyster. You don't have to spend a fortune though to find an effective topical for you.

Lichen sclerosus and gratitude

It is crucial to our health that we find and devote time to practices that improve our mental wellbeing and empower us to participate in our healing every day. Gratitude is one such practice.

Lichen sclerosus and the chakras (part 2)

This post covers the energy centre that isn't as anatomically-related as root chakra, however, many of the emotional aspects LS brings up can be found in this chakra.

Lichen sclerosus and the chakras (part 1)

Having written a book on chakras, I’d be remiss if I didn’t address the energy elephant in the room: the chakras involved in LS.

How to heal lichen sclerosus naturally

Many women with LS have a full daily care routine. I have a more minimal daily routine and include a longer session once or twice a week.

Lichen sclerosus and cancer

I think it's best we pull up a chair and clear the air around lichen sclerosus and cancer. It won't get heavy. I'm not a doctor.

Lichen sclerosus and breath

Yet another reason to commit to a breath practice for LS. Honestly, between increased anxiety, worry, often sleeplessness and oxidative stress, switching into parasympathetic mode (rest and digest) through breathing practice offers a boon of benefits.

More musings on lichen sclerosus

I didn't immediately look for research. I looked for women who had it, who were living with it. What was their experience? What had they tried. What worked for them?