Your vagina is a warm, moist environment and as such is the perfect breeding ground for unwanted invaders however, occasionally, things can go wrong and vaginal infection may set in. Unsurprisingly, nature has provided you with the perfect antidote – acidic mucus, excreted through the walls of the vagina, that helps to keep unhealthy organisms […]
What are vaginal atrophy and vaginal dryness?
Vaginal atrophy and vaginal dryness often go together as the drop in oestrogen at the menopause is causing not only the dryness but also the thinning of the tissue. Vaginal dryness can affect women of all ages, but it is particularly common in women during menopause, affecting half of all women at this stage in […]
What is Cystitis and can a change in diet help?
Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder, and it can be the result of infection, irritation, or bruising, or even a combination of these three factors. What symptoms can you experience? An overwhelming urge to urinate every few minutes, normally with little urine to pass. Burning pain during urination. What can cause cystitis? There are […]
What is vaginal thrush?
How to avoid Vaginal Thrush, why it can happen and if you have it, how to get rid of the problem using natural treatments and a change in diet. Vaginal thrush affects millions of women during their lifetime and many women will have several bouts of thrush every year. Some women suffer from thrush on […]
What causes painful sex?
Regular sex is good for your body and your mind. Painful sex, on the other hand, when the woman experiences pain around or in the vaginal or pelvic area during intercourse, is not normal or healthy and more often than not it is a symptom of another, underlying problem. Sex is a natural part of […]