A Comprehensive Guide to Vulva and Vaginal Health

A Comprehensive Guide to Vulva and Vaginal Health

These are the most common FAQs (and things you should know, if you have a vagina)


Embarking on the journey of vulva and vaginal health can bring about numerous questions, concerns, and curiosities. In this comprehensive guide, we'll address the most common queries people aged 25 to 50 have about their intimate well-being. From menstrual health to sexual wellness, let's explore these essential topics and empower you with the knowledge to prioritize your vaginal health.


1. What is Normal Vaginal Discharge? Understanding the nuances of vaginal discharge is crucial. We'll delve into what constitutes normal discharge, how it changes across the menstrual cycle, and when changes might signal an issue.

Read: Decoding Discharge - a comprehensive guide


2. How Can I Maintain a Healthy Vaginal pH? We always recommend taking a probiotic for you gut and vaginal microbiome as well as taking off underwear and clothing after exercise, end of day and any time bacteria may begun to accumulate.

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3. Are Vaginal Odors Normal? Short answer is yes. Demystify the myths surrounding vaginal odors, discussing when smells might indicate a health concern and how to distinguish between normal and abnormal scents.

Read: 10 vaginal scents and what they may mean about your health

4. Can Stress Affect Vaginal Health? Discover the intricate connection between stress and intimate wellness, and learn stress-relief techniques that contribute to a harmonious vaginal environment.

Read: How stress affects the vaginal microbiome


5. What Causes Vaginal Dryness, and How Can I Address It? Explore the common causes of vaginal dryness, whether due to hormonal changes, medications, or other factors, and discover self-care practices and products that can help alleviate discomfort.

Read: 6 reasons you may have a dry Vagina and
Shop our Vulvovaginal dryness bundle 

6. How Often Should I See a Gynecologist? We'll discuss the recommended frequency of gynecological visits, the importance of regular check-ups, and signs that warrant an immediate appointment with your healthcare provider.

Got nerves, get our guide for the GYN


7. How Does Menopause Affect Vaginal Health? Explore the impact of menopause on vaginal health, including changes in lubrication, elasticity, and potential discomfort. Learn about management strategies for a smooth transition.

3 menopause myths and where they come from


8. Are Lubricants Safe to Use, and Which Ones Are Best? Dive into the world of lubricants, understanding their safety, and discovering the best options for different needs, including considerations for allergies and sensitivities.

Everything you need to know about lube and shop water and oil based lubes


9. What Exercises Promote Pelvic Floor Health? Learn about pelvic floor exercises that contribute to strength and resilience, addressing concerns such as urinary incontinence and supporting overall vaginal health. 

Pelvic Health priorities. Read: it's more than kegels


10. Can I Boost Fertility Naturally? For those considering or actively trying to conceive, read these 4 questions to ask yourself before trying to conceive


Navigating vulva and vaginal health is a lifelong pursuit. Our bodies are constantly changing and understanding them involves embracing knowledge, self-care, and proactive well-being. Armed with answers to these common questions, you can confidently prioritize your intimate health and foster a positive relationship with your body.


Further Reading:

How to reclaim your body through birthing and postpartum

How to Give Yourself a Breast Exam

Chronic Pelvic Pain: Conditions, Symptoms and Resources

Learn What Your Period Blood Is Telling You About Your Health

Cycles of Change: From Puberty to Menopause and more

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