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vaginismus

  • | 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
  • | 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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  • | 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 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

    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.