Women's Health

Primary Vs. Secondary Vaginismus: What you need to know

What You Need to Know About Vaginismus Vaginismus is the experience of a reflexive contraction or spasm around the vagina during attempts of penetration. This can include penetration during sexual intercourse, a tampon, or a speculum...

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Sjogren’s Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and More

Sjogren’s syndrome is an immune system disorder that causes dryness in the eyes, mouth, and vagina. It may be accompanied by other immune system disorders, such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. It typically affects adults, primarily women, over...

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Why Does Sex Hurt After Giving Birth?

Women who give birth both vaginally and via cesarean section (c-section) are often alarmed to experience pain with sex after having a baby. It is understandable that injuries to the skin and pelvic floor muscles due to vaginal delivery may...

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What is Vulvodynia?

Vulvodynia is the occurrence of pain around the opening of the vagina or vulvar region. This pain often begins for unknown reasons and lasts more than three months. Common symptoms include a feeling of rawness, burning, aching and itching in...

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4 Reasons Why Every Post Pregnancy Plan Should Include Kegels

Whether you deliver your little one vaginally or by cesarean section, the pelvic floor muscles can become weak from pregnancy. These hammock like muscles span from the front to the back of the bony part of the pelvis and support...

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Coital Incontinence (Peeing During Sex): What It Is And How to Treat It

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  What is Coital Urinary Incontinence? Coital Urinary Incontinence (Coital UI) is the accidental leaking of urine during sex. It effects roughly 10-25% of women, though it is often unreported due to embarrassment among women. Urinary...

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