Protecting the Vagina
Optimal vaginal strength is much desired for:
- lush intimate sensation (for you and your partner)
- secure pelvic organ support
- accommodating childbirth.
To maintain and protect excellent vaginal condition.
Ways to protect the vagina
- Keep up your Discreetly Fit Training
- Minimise tampon use (and other vaginally worn devices.)
- Avoid recurrent infections
- Remain sexually active, arousal and climax keep your pelvic floor young
- Counteract menopause-related vaginal dryness with a lubricant and consider localised estrogen support (talk to your doc.).
- Consider consulting a pelvic floor physiotherapist if your episiotomy scar painful or deformed or you experience any kind of vaginal pain or discomfort during intimacy?
- Do you experience vaginal wind?
- Can you retain a tampon?
- Do you receive rich quality sensation during lovemaking?
- Prolapse can be symptomless.
- Prolapse at its early stage is reversible with pelvic floor muscle training and lifestyle changes. It can be stopped from advancing in its later stages.
- If you are experiencing a prolapse additionally to your pelvic floor work seek guidance from a pelvic floor specialist physiotherapist and consider pessary support.
- Pay attention to slight changes in structure in the vagina. It may just feel slightly different.
- Perform a self-examination to detect topical changes to the vulva (and anus) or structural changes in the vagina.
- An internal vaginal exam can give you an idea about your vaginal strength.
- An internal vaginal exam may also help you to detect early signs of prolapse. Feel the front and back wall for protrusions and for the height of your cervix. Your findings are not medically conclusive.
- It is ideal to monitor the condition of your intimate zone with quarterly self-examinations.