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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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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 …