Pelvic pain: Be your own advocate

Pelvic pain is not experienced the same way for every woman. But healthcare providers may still have a “one size fits all” approach for women with pelvic pain. That’s why women can become emotionally and sexually frustrated after seeing multiple doctors and experience inadequately evaluated symptoms. It’s important for healthcare professionals to ask the right questions but more importantly for …

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Reasons for vaginal tightness or looseness – focus on the pelvic floor

The female anatomy is beautifully designed, yet not commonly discussed. When our vaginas feel unusually or painfully tight, or loose and inelastic, there are often simple and explainable reasons. The muscles that we sense as tight or loose are what doctors refer to as the “pelvic floor muscles” and what may create pelvic floor dysfunction. Yet, women don’t always use …