Pelvic Pain

The 4 Stages of Endometriosis

What is Endometriosis? In women who suffer from endometriosis, tissues similar to endometrial linings are found outside the uterus and in other parts of the body. The endometrial tissue normally lines the uterus and is what peels off and causes bleeding during menstruation. Because of this, endometriosis is characterized by abnormally heavy and painful periods,…

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Vaginismus and How the Use of Vaginal Dilators Can Help

What is Vaginismus? Vaginismus is a condition wherein the vaginal muscles contract persistently or involuntarily. These painful contractions can range from mildly uncomfortable to extremely painful and usually happen whenever: A partner attempts vaginal penetration during sexual intercourse. A woman tries to insert a tampon. The vaginal area or the surrounding area is touched. Vaginismus…

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Vulvodynia – 5 Tips to Overcome It

Vulvodynia, pronounced vul-voe-DIN-e-uh, is a chronic condition characterized by discomfort or pain around the vulva. The vulva is the tissue surrounding the vaginal opening that is supported by the pelvic floor muscles. The irritation, burning, or pain associated with vulvodynia can last for at least three months to several years. It can even make activities…

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The Low FODMAP Diet

If you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gas, bloating, bowel incontinence, constipation, diarrhoea or other digestive disorders, you may be surprised how something as simple as restricting certain foods from your diet can dramatically reduce the symptoms you’re experiencing. An example of such diet restriction is a low FODMAP diet. FODMAP is an acronym…

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What is PCOS: The Symptoms and Lifestyle Medication You Need to Know!

Polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS is a common condition where a woman’s ovaries form generally harmless multiple small water-filled cysts or follicles in their ovaries, causing their hormones to become out of balance. Fibroids or noncancerous tumors of muscles and fibrous tissue may also form in the uterus. The condition is marked by increased levels…

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The Mum Bum – 5 Tips on How to Get Rid of a Flat Butt

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A Brief Overview about Stress Incontinence

Stress incontinence causes your urine to leak whenever pressure is applied on your pelvic floor, especially when your bladder is full. This usually happens during certain physical activity or sudden movements. Stress incontinence is the most common type of incontinence that women, especially those who have given birth in the past, experience and suffer from.…

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Everything you Need to Know About Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse is a common type of pelvic disorder that may affect many women. Actually, a third of all women experience prolapse or a similar condition at some point in their lifetime. Want to know more about this condition? Proceed to the sections that follow. What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? The term prolapse refers…

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5 Signs You Have Vaginismus

Some women experience involuntary contraction and tightening of the vaginal muscles, causing them discomfort or pain. The condition is called vaginismus and affects many aspects of a woman’s life. But what causes vaginismus? What are the symptoms? What are the available treatment options? Keep reading the next sections to find out! What is Vaginismus? Vaginismus…

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