Tag: vaginal microbiome

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, […]

Vaginal products infused with CBD and THC, active ingredients in cannabis, are hitting drug store shelves. But they could hurt your vaginal microbiome.

Get answers to the most common FAQs about vaginal discharge and vaginal microbiome, and information about your vagina’s bacteria.

Preventing vaginal infections starts with maintaining a balanced vaginal microbiome. Here’s what you need to know about keeping your vagina healthy.

Your vaginal microbiome plays a role in your overall health. Here’s what you need to know about this little-discussed aspect of women’s health.

When is discharge normal? When is it a sign of a problem? Vaginal health testing can give your answers to these questions.