Vaginal infections, discomfort, irritation, pain and changes in vaginal discharge are frequently discussed in any women’s health practice. Or should I say, they should be. Many practitioners are missing out on key information about a woman’s hormones, immune system and microbiome if they are not asking directly about vaginal health. In today’s episode we discuss how the vaginal microbiome changes cyclically, with pregnancy and in menopause. This understanding will allow you to have empowered discussions and effective treatment options for vaginal changes throughout the gynecological lifecycle.