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  • | Tara Langdale

    Can Vaginismus be Cured? Yes it Can, and Here’s How…

      Vaginismus is a restrictive and frustrating condition that affects a lot of women, for various reasons. The condition is both painful and uncomfortable, since the muscles of the vagina are apt to tighten up and spasm. This happens automatically at the prospect of any form of penetration, so it ... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    What Causes Pain When Inserting a Tampon?

      If you’re feeling pain when inserting a tampon, you’re probably feeling anxious about this. It’s a good thing to be concerned, because the truth is that inserting a tampon should not be painful; if it is, you will need to try and figure out the cause and find a solution. It is advisable not to ... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    Can You Use CBD for Vulvodynia? Yes… and Here’s Why it Works

      Any woman with vulvodynia wants shot of this awful pain, as soon as possible. Who could blame her? Vulvodynia can be incredibly uncomfortable, plus it gets in the way of intimacy with partners, which is frustrating and even depressing. There are various approaches to treating vulvodynia, but no... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    What Causes Muscle Spasms in the Pelvic Area?

      Most of us know well that muscle spasms in any part of the body are at best annoying, and at worst painful. For example, neck or shoulder spasms not only hurt a lot; they can also create tension headaches, but these can be eased by massage. Muscles spasms in the pelvic area are another matter e... 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.