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  • | Caroline Knight

    Why am I Tighter than Usual?

      There are times when your vagina can feel tighter than usual, and it may seem like cause for alarm. There’s a possibility there’s nothing to be concerned about, since at certain times of the month or during your lifecycle, it’s normal to feel a little tighter. However, sometimes there are under... View Post
  • | 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

    When Your Tampon Feels Like it’s Hitting a Wall, What’s Going on?

    Most women would probably agree that the monthly menstrual cycle isn’t something to look forward to. Pains, aches, mood swings and lethargy certainly aren’t a whole lot of fun, but for a lot of women, there are other period woes to take into consideration. Although they may not like to talk about... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    How to Relax Vaginal Muscles, Vaginismus & Sex

    When your vaginal muscles become too tight, you may experience unexplained pain. For some, the reason is due to a lack of arousal or inadequate lubrication. For others, painful sexual intercourse has to do with a tightened vagina, commonly referred to as vaginismus. Vaginismus is the involunt... 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 is my Vagina Too Tight?

    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 be obvious. However, it is still... 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
  • | Tara Langdale

    VuVa Vaginal Dilator Success Stories

    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 VuVa has changed lives.  JP on... 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.

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