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Biking toward women’s rights in Afghanistan

08 Sep 2014 Posted by Ditza Katz in Women's Health

Women's rights to ride a bicycle is not yet accepted in Afghanistan, and the courageous fight of a few pioneers caught the attention of Shannon Galpin, an activist and National Geographic Adventurer who has been working in Afghanistan trying to promote women’s rights since 2006. The...

Tampons and vaginismus

15 Aug 2014 Posted by Ditza Katz in Vaginismus Blog, Women's Health

Women with vaginismus will often not be able to use tampons because they are afraid to insert them, or they tried in the past and it 'got stuck' and scared them, or because they heard many scary stories about tampons and Toxic Shock Syndrome, or...

Hyperactive Gag Reflex, and Vaginismus

30 Jun 2014 Posted by Ditza Katz in Vaginismus Blog

What can possibly be the connection, you may ask? Read on. The Gag reflex is an instinctual (reflex) closure of the back of the throat.  Its purpose is to prevent choking as well as to prevent substances from going into the airways.  It is a protective...