• | 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

    Why Does Vulvodynia Flare-Up and What Can You 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 this.   In sho... 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
  • | Caroline Knight

    Why Does the Speculum Hurt During Examinations?

      At some point, most adult women will come into contact with a vaginal speculum during a pelvic examination for health check purposes. This is standard practice during routine cervical cancer screening, for example. Speculums are designed for insertion into the birth canal, which may be uncomfor... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    What is Provoked Vestibulodynia and Could You Have it?

      You may by now have heard of dyspareunia, which is the name for painful sex. On our website we post a lot of information and advice about this troublesome condition. Yet there is another related term that you may not yet have come across, which is ‘provoked vestibulodynia’.   This condition is ... 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.