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  • | 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

    Vaginal Dilators: How to Use Dilation Products

    The ABCs of dilators A vaginal dilator is a device used as a form of vaginal therapy where a static magnetic field helps increase elasticity and expand the inner walls of the vaginal lining.   The purpose of dilators The purpose of vaginal dilators is to regenerate vaginal capacity by expanding d... View Post
  • | 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 Won't Go In, 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

    How to relax? 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 t... 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 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

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.