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  • | Caroline Knight

    Treating Vaginismus with Vaginal Dilators

      Vaginismus is a painful and uncomfortable condition in which the muscles of the vagina can tighten and spasm at the attempt of penetration of any kind. The reasons for this can be physical or psychological – or both. Vaginismus leads to painful and/or difficult intercourse, often for both partn... View Post
  • | Tara Langdale

    My Battle with Vaginismus by Angelica

    Written by Angelica on Let the Good Thoughts Grow Blog - Reposted with Permission  Feb, 2019 19 was a year of many firsts for me, including the first time I was in a serious relationship. For a lot of young women, this also comes with the another first: the first time you have sex. I was no diffe... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    How Common is Vaginismus According to Statistics?

    Women with vaginismus often complain about feeling alone with the problem. It isn’t hard to imagine why that is, since there is unfortunately a lot of stigma and shame around discussing sexual conditions openly. For this reason, it is hard to be sure how common vaginismus really is. How many women are suffering in silence through embarrassment, or avoiding sex completely? So the question is: How common is vaginismus, really? View Post
  • | Brett marketing@acorncity.com

    All About Bacterial Vaginosis, the Vaginal Imbalance

    The first time you get bacterial vaginosis (BV), it can be a bit disturbing. However this imbalance is easily treated and avoidable with a little know-how.

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  • | Brett marketing@acorncity.com

    What Causes Dyspareunia? The 101 on Painful Sex

    If sexual intercourse is a problem, you might be wondering what causes dyspareunia. The reasons are varied and often tied to other physical or psychological conditions...

     

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  • | Brett marketing@acorncity.com

    What is Mycoplasma Genitalium and Could You Have it?

    There are many sexually transmitted diseases out there, but some have slipped under the radar. Mycoplasma genitalium is one that you won't want to ignore...

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  • | Brett marketing@acorncity.com

    Causes of Pelvic Pain: Have you heard of SIBO?

    Causes of pelvic pain vary from STDs to cancer treatments, vaginal conditions and pelvic abnormalities. Yet SIBO is one cause you may not know about...

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  • | Tara Langdale

    Atrophic Vaginitis is a Reality for Breast Cancer Survivors

    Vaginal problems are all too common after breast cancer treatments, causing atrophic vaginitis in up to 70% of survivors. Here's what you can do about it...

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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.