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At-home remedies for women with urinary urgency and urinary frequency

It’s normal to urinate every two to five hours a day, and once a night. Do you urinate more than this? Then you may be experiencing urinary urgency. When it comes to urinary frequency, this is when women experience a really strong sensation of urination but maybe just went to the bathroom or have very little to dispense.   Urinary …

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Vaginal dilation therapy to help with vaginismus

Vaginal dilation therapy can help with a variety of pelvic conditions and specifically with vaginismus. A condition called vaginismus is an involuntary closing of the pelvic floor muscles making it difficult to insert anything – a penis, a dilator, tampons, and even something as small as a Q-tip – into the vagina. Women who have this condition often have no …

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Vaginal dilation therapy to help with pelvic pain

Vaginal dilation therapy is typically known to help with pelvic pain and dyspareunia (pain with intercourse). Sometimes women have underlying medical conditions or reasons that may cause pelvic pain or dyspareunia. Conditions or causes including but not limited to previous trauma, neurological conditions, vaginal infections (i.e., urinary tract or yeast infections), and scar tissue from cancer treatment or medical surgeries. …

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What vaginal dilators are and why they are used by women

Vaginal dilators, often termed vaginal trainers or even vaginal expanders, are inserted into the vagina by women to help with medical conditions or symptoms. Such medical conditions or symptoms like dyspareunia (painful sex), vaginismus (involuntary tightening of pelvic muscles), pelvic pain, urinary frequency or urgency, menopause-related vaginal dryness, post-pregnancy or surgery-related scar tissue, and more. Dilators come in different shapes, …

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3 Most common menopause symptoms discussed by menopause-treated patients

It’s no surprise: With menopause, women experience various symptoms and conditions. But with a focus on iconic symptoms like hot flashes, chills, night sweats, and mood swings, some of the not-so-iconic but equally common symptoms don’t always get discussed. The Women’s Health by Dr. Heather Hirsch podcast with Dr. Becky Lynn, reveals the three most common symptoms Dr. Becky’s menopause …

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Medically-induced menopause: what you need to know and the additional symptoms of menopause

Have you had a hysterectomy, oophorectomy, or even a type of radiation therapy? Then keep reading because there are key things you need to know about these procedures, which may induce menopause at any age. Whether you are 25 or 50, induced menopause can occur and is often referred to as medically-induced menopause or surgical menopause. Radiation or certain drug …

Collective trauma and realizing your exposure to it

Whether we are collecting trauma from a pandemic or the emotional journey when overcoming painful sex, it is sometimes not realized how often we are exposed to collective trauma. What is collective trauma Collective trauma is formally defined as a phycological reaction to a cataclysmic event that disrupts the fabric of society. There are many things that come from collective …

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Product review – Milli: The all-in-one vaginal trainer

Almost daily we receive questions, success stories, and positive affirmations about Milli, the all-in-one vaginal trainer. In this product review feature, learn what one of our customers, a 20-year old thriving female, has to say about Milli and her successes with this solution.    What was it like before you found Milli? Before I found Milli, I was seeing a …