painful sex

  • | Tara Langdale

     Loss of Libido in Women: Why is it Happening and What Can You Do?

    Women are complex creatures, and we all know well that psychological and physical problems are either intrinsically linked, or have a knock-on effect on each other. This is certainly true of our libidos… when these starts to decline, it can leave us feeling quite uncomfortable – especially when... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    6 Ways to Get Confident in Bed with Vaginismus

      It’s a real challenge for women with vaginismus to be confident in bed. Whether a woman knows the reason for her vaginismus or not, sex is painful, difficult or impossible. She may feel that she has little to no control over the muscle spasms that cause her vagina to tighten up whenever she att... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    How Common is Vaginismus? (Don't Ignore the Pain)

    Sexual intercourse can become uncomfortable for many reasons— physical and psychological— but for a lot of women, the cause is vaginismus. Vaginismus is the involuntary spasms of vaginal muscles during penetrative sex. It not only causes pain during sex but also when inserting a tampon or undergo... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    Why Does Vulvodynia Flare-Up?

    What can I do? Here at Vuvatech we have covered the topic of vulvodynia extensively, since it affects so many women around the world. We talked about it in depth in this article on vulvodynia, so for this current article, we will focus on what causes vulvodynia to flare-up and how you can prevent... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    Why is my Vagina So Tight?

    I can do something about this? If you’ve been wondering why your vagina feels too tight, and if this is normal or not, the chances are that there is probably something wrong. Whether it is normal is another question entirely – in a way, it is normal, as the problem is a lot more common than may b... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    When Sex Hurts: Dyspareunia and why it is a Broad Term

      When sex hurts, we don’t always know why. It is obviously scary and distressing to when something that should be pleasurable and natural results in pain. However, for many women, this is the reality. It is important to try and get to the bottom of the reasons sex hurts, so that you can find a s... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition affecting women’s hormone levels, in that their bodies will produce more male hormones than is normal, and cysts will grow inside their ovaries. The word “polycystic” actually means “many cysts.” Polycystic ovary syndrome affects the ovaries and rep... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    VuVa Vaginal Dilator Success Stories

    What are folks saying about us? With there being so many products on the market now for painful sex, it can be hard to know which one might be best for you. We have compiled testimonials from our customers about our Vaginal Dilators. You are not alone in your pelvic pain journey. Read below how V... 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.