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Vaginismus, Fingering, and Masturbation

Vaginismus often affects a women’s sexual being, from reluctance to engage to complete avoidance and sexual shutdown.  This is regrettable as the woman can still be sexually active and satisfied with non-penetrative sexual activities that stimulate her clitoris, including masturbation and fingering (when possible).  Read

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Dilators and Lidocaine for Vaginismus

Vaginal dilators have been a vital component of vaginismus treatment. They may be used as a home kit for self-treatment or by a clinician attending to the condition. When trying to self-treat with dilators, success is variable: some will be successful, some will continue to

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Vaginismus and Pregnancy

Vaginismus and pregnancy open the door to many questions and concerns, all of which are typical and common to women around the globe regardless of race, culture, religion, educational level, financial status, etc.: Is vaginismus a contraindication to getting pregnant? Getting pregnant is a healthy

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Hitting Her Cervix

The act of thrusting, which is the back-and-forth movement of the penis inside the vagina during intercourse, will typically tap on the cervix (the opening to the uterus).  This is a normal part of the act, and most women do not even feel it. However,

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Female genital hygiene

Is there a ‘right way’ to clean the genitals or vagina? Generally speaking, the female genitals include: Pubic Hair Skin folds (outer and inner lips) The clitoral hood The clitoris The openings to the urethra and the vagina. A lot to clean, right? Not really.

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How Menopause Affects Your Body And Mind

Menopause marks the end of the woman’s reproductive ability.  Menopause it is a natural process of aging, and is defined as 12 consecutive months without a menstrual period.  The average age of menopause is 51, but it can occur anywhere between the ages of 40

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Medication for Overcoming Vaginismus?

Are There Medications For Vaginismus? We wish vaginismus had a specific magic pill for a cure — Imagine the possibilities and the loud sigh of relief by the many women from around the globe who suffer from this devastating condition! But there is a vaginismus

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9 Steps to Overcoming Vaginismus

Vaginismus is a psychosomatic pain disorder characterized by the inability, or great difficulty, with vaginal penetrations: finger, tampons, vaginal applicator, gynecologic examination, and sexual intercourse.  Vaginismus is a vagina-in-panic. Overcoming vaginismus is the process of restoring vaginal function. Watch our short video, What is vaginismus?

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