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  • | Lauren Peterson

    What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy? by Dr. Peterson

    I am Dr. Lauren Peterson, and I am a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist in Oklahoma City. Many pelvic floorphysical therapists think of themselves as “Women’s Health Physical Therapist” and while I treat mostlywomen, I have plenty of men who come to me for pelvic floor dysfunction. I realize that wh... View Post
  • | Caroline Knight

    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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  • | 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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  • | Caroline Knight

    Fear of Penetration: Why You Have it and What to Do

    Fear of penetration is an issue for many women. It often presents as vaginismus or vaginal penetration phobia, which are different. Here's what you can do...

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  • | Tara Langdale

    Vaginal Stenosis Treatment Options for Quick Relief

    In our last article we talked about the causes and symptoms of vaginal stenosis. In case you haven’t read it, vaginal stenosis is the term for the condition in which the vagina (or birth canal) narrows and shortens. It can also form scar tissue, become dry and inflexible, and lose elasticity.

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  • | Caroline Knight

    Vaginal Stenosis: Understand the Causes and Symptoms

    Vaginal stenosis is an uncomfortable condition, but fortunately there are treatments available once you have understood the causes and symptoms...

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  • | Tara Langdale

    10 Reasons to Use Vaginal Dilators for Painful Sex

    How a home therapy option can change your life, all while being safe and affordable. Let’s learn about what is causing the pain first. Is sex painful for you? There could be many different reasons why. According to a 2015 study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, about 30% of women suffer from pain during intercourse.

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  • | Caroline Knight

    How Vaginismus Treatment Could Change Your Life

    Vaginismus treatment may be necessary to achieve a happy sex life and maintain good health. Learn about the treatments that could change your life...

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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.