Tag: vaginal care

Stress affects hormones, the immune system, gut microbiome and your vaginal health! Learn why stress management is crucial for your well-being.

When it comes to pregnancy, women know that taking care of their health is the number one priority. Unfortunately, developing a vaginal infection is one risk pregnant women face. Infections can cause complications during pregnancy so early detection and treatment are of utmost importance.  Types of Vaginal Infections in Pregnancy Vaginal infections may be caused […]

If you’ve ever suffered vaginal dryness in silence, we’re here to set the record straight. About 20 percent of women who menstruate experience some dryness, and up to 83 percent of postmenopausal women are bothered by vaginal dryness.  It’s an experience many women have — so there’s no need to feel awkward or embarrassed. And […]

Your vaginal flora is another term for the vaginal microbiome, the mixture of good and harmful bacteria inside the vagina. Most of the bacteria present in a healthy vagina are of the type Lactobacillus, which you can think of as ‘good’ bacteria. Different strains of Lactobacillus produce lactic acid and hydrogen peroxide, which guard against infections, […]

Recurrent yeast infections can be frustrating. Learn more about the underlying causes and know what treatment options are available

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Maintaining healthy vaginal care may not be something you think about but there are ways to prevent infections, limit irritations, and ease discomfort.