Vulvodynia and Your Mental Health
"DSM-IV-diagnosed mood & anxiety may influence the development of unexplained vulvar pain - a chronic disorder that affects millions of women. Moreover, research suggests that the development of vulvodynia may lead to a new or…Read more
Who is at Risk From Vulvodynia?
"The incidence rates of vulvodynia differ by age, ethnicity & marital status. Onset is more likely among women with previous symptoms of vulvodynia; those with intermediate symptoms not meeting criteria for vulvodynia, & among those…Read more
What Are the Risk Factors For Vuylvodynia?
As a Vulva Pain Specialist will tell you: some of the major risk factors for vulvodynia, include: •Anxiety•Depression•Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and•A History of Abuse . So now let's examine each individual aspect: Anxiety "Experiencing occasional…Read more
Self-Help Tips to Relieve & Manage Vulvodynia
While you are looking for an experienced Vulvodynia Pain Specialist who can successfully treat your vulvar pain; there are a number of excellent tried & tested coping measures/tips which can help you ameliorate your symptoms…Read more
Why is Vulvodynia Commonly Misdiagnosed?
"Vulvodynia is poorly understood &, as with many pain conditions, can be difficult to diagnose. Vulvodynia is diagnosed when other causes of vulvar pain, such as infections, skin problems or neurologic disorders, are evaluated &…Read more
The Differences Between Vulvodynia & Vaginismus
When women experience vaginal pain & discuss it with their GPs, many of them find that their doctors have little knowledge of vulvodynia or vaginismus, despite the fact that these conditions are extremely common. -…
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Is Vulvodynia Common?
Although countless women do not discuss their vulvodynia symptoms with their doctors, the condition is fairly common. If you have pain in your vulva or vagina region, discuss it with a Vulvodynia Pain Specialist, as…Read more
What is the Difference Between Vulval Pain and Vaginal Pain?
“Pain in the pelvic area, vagina & vulva, can have many causes, or no apparent cause. You might feel discomfort in your lower back & abdomen area. Or, you might only have pain in your…Read more
What is Vulvodynia & How is the Pelvic Floor Involved?
The word vulvodynia describes a symptom, which literally means pain (dynia) in the vulvar region (vulvo). It is used to refer to the symptoms of long-term or recurring discomfort & pain in that area. A…Read more
Reasons Your Vulvodynia Symptoms Aren’t Improving
Vulvodynia is unlikely to get better on its own, & some of the latest treatments & therapies should be recommended by a Pain Specialist. There are also some other causes of vulval pain that need…Read more