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Practical implementation tips: vaginal dryness and GSM

Dr Louise Newson provides 10 top tips on managing vaginal dryness and genitourinary syndrome of the menopause in primary care

Dr Louise Newson: GP at Shirley Medical Centre, Solihull Parkway Hospital, Solihull

Published online: 02 March 2017

Read this article to learn more about:

  • why practitoners should consider using the term genitourinary syndrome of the menopause (GSM) to describe all the symptoms that result from a decrease in oestrogen levels
  • asking the right questions during a consultation with a patient with vaginal dryness symptoms
  • which treatments are best suited to managing the symptoms of GSM.

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