• | Tara Langdale

    Do Magnetic Dilators Work? Magentic vs. Placebo Dilators: A Double Blind Placebo Study Results

    Pelvic pain and other related conditions can affect one's quality of life. As much as 1 in 4 women suffer from vulvodynia, a condition characterized by vulvar pain lasting for 3 months or longer. Similarly, vaginismus is another condition that affects a woman's sex life, making it difficult for t... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    How Long Should I use a Vaginal Dilator for Menopause? A Complete Dilator Instruction Guide

    Menopause can be a difficult time for many women. One of the most challenging symptoms can be vaginal atrophy, which can cause dryness, irritation, and pain during sexual activity. Fortunately, vaginal dilators can help alleviate these symptoms and restore sexual health. But how do you know how l... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    A Comprehensive Guide to Vaginal Dilators: Benefits, Usage, and Tips for Effective Results

     Vaginal dilators are small cylindrical devices that can be inserted into the vagina. They look a little like sex toys but have a very different purpose. Also known as vaginal expanders or vaginal trainers, these tools are used to improve a wide range of gynecological conditions.   Many people us... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    What is the success rate of vaginal dilators? Will they help me with my painful sex condition?

    The success rate of vaginal dilators can vary depending on various factors such as the underlying condition/disorder being treated, the individual's adherence to the treatment plan (most important), and the guidance and support provided by healthcare professionals or pelvic floor physical therapi... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    Why am I suddenly so tight down there?

    In this article we will answer some of the most common questions about being tight down there, what cause vaginal tightness and what you can do to loosen your vaginal muscles… View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    Reasons to use Dilators after Brachytherapy

      Brachytherapy is a type of radiation treatment most often used to treat cancers, and occasionally other conditions such as heart problems. Although it is designed to treat many types of cancer, this article will focus on the side effects of brachytherapy in the pelvic region. We will explain wh... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    Can You Reverse Vaginal Atrophy?

      By their forties, many women have heard about the trials and tribulations of other women approaching their fifties and beyond. The hormonal changes we are all apt to experience (to varying degrees) can be foreboding. The menopause threatens to bring about various changes, many of which also con... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    Pain Down Below: 4 Less-Known Causes and Treatments for Pelvic Pain

      Pain down below is something that most women will endure at some point over the course of their lifetime. Perhaps you’re one of the women who are wondering, is it normal to have pain down there?   We would have to say that although common, pains in the pelvic area and backside should not be co... View Post

VuVa Podcast

Tara Langdale-Schmidt is no stranger to pain. After all, she endured 11 surgeries for endometriosis starting at a young age. But when sex became impossible for her and her then-fiancé, and doctors were flummoxed, Langdale-Schmidt knew she had to take matters into her own hands. Her mother’s treatment for fibromyalgia sparked an idea when Langdale-Schmidt was finally diagnosed with vulvodynia, a painful condition involving the vulva, and magnetic dilators shaped like a vibrator were the answer to her prayers. Find out how she tested her product and took it to market on this episode of SheVentures.