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pelvic health

  • | 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

    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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  • | 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

    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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  • | Tara Langdale

    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

    Bleeding After Dilator Use? Here’s What To Do

    Bleeding after dilator use may be alarming at first, but in most cases it is normal. This article covers how to handle your bleeding and when to seek help...

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  • | Caroline

    Pudendal Neuralgia Symptoms and Causes

    Pudendal neuralgia symptoms can be painful and worrying, so should be diagnosed quickly. Find out more about pudendal neuralgia, its symptoms and causes...

     

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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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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.