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    Menopause is defined as a cease of menstruation and begins when the menstrual cycle ends. It is a normal part of the aging process that happens when women reach their late 40s to early 50s due to a natural decline in reproductive hormones. The signs and symptoms of menopause may vary amongst all women. Hot flashes, mood swings, sleep disturbances, urinary leakage, painful intercourse and night sweats can make even the strongest of women feel down and out due to the symptoms of menopause.

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    Discussion About Women's Sexual Health

    Menopause Process


    What are common symptoms of menopause?
    Menopause is a natural part of the aging process for women, yet its symptoms can cause a wide range of problems. Your body can experience a hormone imbalance that causes more severe symptoms, including:

    • Hot flashes and night sweats
    • Vaginal dryness
    • Painful intercourse
    • Bladder issues, such as nocturia(waking up at night to urinate), frequent urination, feeling like you have to go right after you went
    • Mood swings, including depression
    • Weight gain
    • Fatigue
    • Dry skin
    • Skin aging

    A quick free consult today will help determine if you would be an ideal candidate for any of the treatments listed above!

    Dr. Jessica Shepherd, a menopause and sexual health expert, understands the importance of aging gracefully. Aging should be enjoyed without worrying about the aches and pains of maturing. There are many options to help with the symptoms of menopause that are medical, surgical or holistic. Find inner peace and know that you can count on Sanctum Med + Wellness to help you navigate this journey. Schedule your private consultation or give us a call at 214.729.6299

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    Symptoms & Treatments

    Early signs and symptoms of menopause can be things such as irregular periods, vaginal dryness, hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, weight gain, and sleeping problems. We know how frustrating, and life changing menopause symptoms can be, which is why here at Sanctum Med + Wellness we have made it a priority to address these issues.

    Below are a few treatment options we offer to address the symptoms of menopause.

    • Hormone Optimization
    • They help balance and support anti-aging

      - Increase your libido and improve sex hormones
      - Change your body composition. Helps to drop weight and melt belly fat away.
      - Support the process of healing from an injury
      - Muscle repair
      - Improve cognitive function.
      - Restore your sleep, wake cycle

    • Preventive and holistic medicine
    • Using functional therapies for the treatment of menopausal symptoms and life-long health to ensure individual benefit/risk profile. Helping women optimize the benefits of healthy hormones through the functional medicine model.

    • O shot
    • The O shot is a non-invasive procedure for the vaginal tissue to help increase sexual arousal and rejuvenate the vagina.

    • MonaLisa Touch CO2 Laser
    • MonaLisa Touch is a medical procedure that uses fractional CO2 (carbon dioxide) laser energy to administer therapy to soft tissues, such as vaginal tissue.

    • Acupuncture
    • Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine that involves penetration of the skin with thin needles. This penetration helps stimulate specific points throughout the body.

    Recovery From Procedures


    All treatements are completely safe and painless. No anesthesia necessary!


    All of these treatments are quick, easy, and virtually painless. The actual treatment process takes just 25-45 minutes to trigger cellular renewal to deep tissue. You can expect to be in and out of the office within the hour.


    Side effects from all the listed procedures above are typically mild and relatively painless. You may experience one or more of the following; swelling, tenderness, or discharge. Any discomfort after any of these treatments can be easily managed with over-the-counter pain medications.

    Estimated Cost

    The total cost for the wide variety of menopausal treatments and some of the additional services listed above can range from monthly to procedural costs that range $2,500 -$5500
    This can be for one procedure or a combination of the treatments to offer optimal vaginal wellness. We customize the treatments to you based on your needs and what you desire to address.
    All of this includes Preoperative visits (in person or virtual), Procedures, Anesthetic meds, and Postoperative visits.

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    Menopause Treatments in Dallas at Glance

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    In-office procedure under no anesthesia or local anesthesia the procedure then treats tissue in the vagina and around labia minor and majora and takes approximately 25-45 minutes.

    Hormone Optimization

    Hormone optimization therapy is used to replenish hormones that the ovaries have stopped making at optimal levels. The decrease in the hormones, especially estrogen and progesterone, that accompany menopause can cause challenging symptoms, including: hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, headaches, decreasing libido, fatigue, and insomnia.

    Recovery Time

    Minimal downtime is needed and most patients return to their normal routine the same day and 2-3 days before patients have sexual intercourse or athletic activities.

    Who is a candidate?

    Do you suffer from urinary leakage, reduced sensation during intercourse, pain or soreness in the vaginal area, decreased climax during intercourse, or irritated tissue inside or outside the vagina?


    Acupuncture has been associated with reductions in hot flushes, excess sweating, mood swings, sleep disturbances, and skin and hair problems.


    Our Testimonials

    Welcome to our testimonial section, each testimonial shared here represents a unique story of satisfaction, success, and genuine appreciation. We are honored to have had the opportunity to serve these incredible clients, and we invite you to read their heartfelt experiences with us. These testimonials serve as a testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence and our dedication to providing exceptional services for every single customer.

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