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vulvodynia

  • | Caroline Knight

    5 Reasons to Use Vaginal Dilators for Vaginismus

    Vaginismus affects many women around the world, causing them both stress and pain in a variety of situations. Women with vaginismus will experience tightening and contractions in the vagina - especially at the thought of penetration. Vaginismus can make intercourse, examinations and menstrual cyc... View Post
  • | 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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  • | 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

    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

    Symptoms of Vulvodynia and Treatment Options

    The symptoms of vulvodynia can cause havoc in a woman's life. Yet although there is no known cause, there are various treatment options available to you...

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  • | Tara Langdale

    Buying Vaginal Dilators? Read this to stay safe

    What you need to know before buying vaginal dilators online. Tips to keep to safe.

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  • | Tara Langdale

    Sexual Problems: Communication for Resolution

    Sexual problems are incredibly common, but discussing them with a partner or Doctor can often feel excruciating. However, communication is the key to resolution...

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  • | Tara Langdale

    How CBD Products Can Benefit Your Sex Life

    CBD products bring incredible benefits, including reducing inhibitions and improving your sex life. There are various CBD products available and they can be used in many different ways.

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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.