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  • | Tara Langdale

    Why Sex is More Difficult After Menopause?

    Written by Caroline Knight  The menopause is something that all women know they will eventually have to deal with, and many also have an idea of the type of symptoms they will experience when that time comes. The most commonly anticipated symptoms of the menopause are hot flashes, night sweats, m... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    Vaginal Dilators are Essential, Doc Says.

    Written by Dr. Elizabeth Prusak Dilators are “Essential”  Vaginal dilators are an essential and beneficial medical treatment for patients who experience pelvic pain and anxiety in response to vaginal penetration. Vaginal dilators, also known as vaginal trainers or spacers are designed to gently a... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    Why is it hard to fit a penis in my vagina?

    It is far more common than it might seem that women cannot fit their partner’s penis into their vagina. When you find that sexual intercourse just isn’t working for you, it’s understandable that you may feel confused, dejected and worried. Sex should be one of the most natural things in the worl... View Post
  • | Jacob Komarow

    What are posterior fourchette fissures and how can you treat them?

    Due to the complexity of the human body and each of its organs, there are many possibilities for things to ‘go wrong’. This may happen because of injury, toxicity, dysfunction stemming from other influences… the list is long! This certainly applies to the vagina. It comprises so many delicate parts and even has its own mini ecosystem, which can be upset by the smallest of lifestyle changes. 

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  • | Tara Langdale

    7 Common Reasons for a Tight Vagina and How to Loosen Up Down There

    Having a tight vagina is a difficult and commonly overlooked issue when it comes to women’s health. 

    Several concerns may surface from vaginal tightness that can lead to a variety of issues ranging from difficulty in inserting a tampon to avoiding gynecological examinations, and/or even having a painful and discouraging sex life. 

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  • | Tara Langdale

    5 Natural Treatments for Vaginal Atrophy

    What is Vaginal atrophy? Vaginal atrophy (also called atrophic vaginitis) is a condition that develops within many women after the menopause, or after having radiation treatment. It happens because of a decline in estrogen, the hormone responsible for keeping the vaginal tissues healthy and the l... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    How to "Loosen a Girl Without Hurting Her"?

    First things first: it’s a great thing that you’re looking for this information on how to help loosen up your partner. Sex should be a mutually pleasurable experience, but for that to happen, awareness and effort is required from both partners. The fact that you’re seeking advice on how to loosen... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    How Your Pelvic Floor Condition Can Be Improved with a Vaginal Dilator

    Painful experiences with vaginal penetration don’t have to be something you deal with forever. There are ways to help address your pelvic floor condition. Vaginal dilators are a proven way to recover from some or all of the symptoms associated with your condition, when used properly. Check out ou... 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.