Vaginal health

Discomforts in the intimate area of a woman can have a serious impact on a woman’s life. 3 out of the 4 women occasionally have vaginal problems which require attention.

Many women will recognize the problems: discharge, odor, itch, soreness, burning, irritated tissue or vaginal dryness. You expect it to disappear by itself. But sometimes this may take a while and in the meantime the discomfort is quite unpleasant.

Use the search box to find expert information about all kinds of vaginal discomforts.

October 30, 2019

Intimate Hygiene and Vaginal Infections

October 30, 2019

Vaginal Yeast Infection

October 30, 2019

Vaginal Sensitivity

October 30, 2019

Vaginal Redness

October 30, 2019

What Does Your Vaginal Discharge Tell About Your Vaginal Health?

October 30, 2019

Treating Vaginal Dryness

November 7, 2018

Vaginal Burning Treatment and Relief: How to alleviate burning in the vaginal area

July 9, 2018

Vaginal infections: types, symptoms, and causes

Vaginal infections: types, symptoms, and causes Infections are some of the most common vaginal problems among adult women. Vaginal infections are caused by bacteria, viruses, yeast cells and single-celled organisms
December 23, 2015

Intimate hygiene – less is more

December 23, 2015

Do you know what determines proper intimate hygiene?

December 23, 2015

Difference between bacterial vaginosis and a yeast infection

Bacterial vaginosis and vaginal thrush are the two most common vaginal complaints. For many years thrush had been better understood and more readily treated than bacterial vaginosis, which led to a common misconception that any unusual discharge, itching and pain in the intimate area is caused by Candida.
December 23, 2015

Causes of vaginal infections

If you’ve ever experienced intimate discomforts such as discharge, itching, burning, pain or odour, you probably suffered from a vaginal infection or vaginitis. The most common infections are bacterial vaginosis and thrush (yeast infection), both considered to be an imbalance of the vaginal flora.
December 22, 2015

Bacterial vaginosis and pregnancy

Pregnancy is a period of changes and expectations. Our bodily functions focus on nursing the new life inside us, and prepare us for giving birth, breastfeeding and childcare. Even though it can be enjoyable, it is far from a worry-free period.
December 22, 2015

Vaginal yeast infection during pregnancy

It is not uncommon for women to experience far more vaginal discomforts during pregnancy than at any time before or after that. The changes that our bodies go through during pregnancy and breastfeeding are mostly governed by hormonal levels, and have an impact on every aspect of our lives.
December 22, 2015

Strong, fish-like vaginal odour

Have you ever wondered what your vagina smells like? Every woman is different: we have different skin tones, hair colour, nail strength, and we all smell different.
December 22, 2015

Vaginal discharge as a sign of a yeast infection

Vaginal discharge is a fluid secreted by glands located in the vagina and vulva. Discharge protects the vagina from infection, cleanses it, and provides lubrication during sex.
December 22, 2015

Vaginal infections and antibiotics

Vaginal infections can be caused by many factors. One common cause of these infections is using antibiotics. Learn more about how antibiotics can disrupt vaginal balance and how to prevent vaginal discomforts as a side effect of antibiotic therapy.
December 21, 2015

Vaginal pain

When vaginal pain occurs, it is mostly due to an infection. However, pain in the intimate region can also be caused by irritation, vaginal dryness and hormonal changes. Other symptoms that may follow vaginal pain include itching, burning, soreness, stinging and throbbing.
December 21, 2015

Causes of painful sexual intercourse

Pain during sexual intercourse can go from mild to severe, but wherever it may sit on the intensity scale, it can certainly turn sex from pleasurable to unwanted. Pain during intercourse can cause problems in a couple’s intimate life, but it can also affect a woman’s life in general.
December 21, 2015

How to relieve vaginal itch

The discomfort caused by itchiness can be characterised from mild to severe, making you very uncomfortable. Learn more about vaginal itch and how to relieve the discomfort.
December 21, 2015

External intimate discomforts

It’s safe to say that almost every woman has experienced some kind of external intimate discomforts – whether it is irritation, itching, swelling, redness, soreness, sensitivity, haemorrhoids or minor tissue injuries.
December 21, 2015

The vaginal flora – what you need to know

It is very important for our overall health that the delicate balance of the microbes living in our bodies is maintained – and the same goes for our vaginas, too.
December 21, 2015

How to treat a vaginal yeast infection

When the vaginal flora gets disrupted (by use of antibiotics, intensive washing, vaginal dryness etc.) or due to other factors (such as hormonal fluctuations), candida can overgrow and cause discomforts such as itching, irritation, pain and discharge.
December 21, 2015

Vaginal hygiene

December 21, 2015

Vaginal hygiene: do’s and don’ts

December 21, 2015

Vaginal pH – is your vagina acid or alkaline?

You may have heard that the vaginal pH value is an important part of intimate health. But what exactly is pH and why is it so important for our reproductive health? Keep reading to find out what a normal vaginal pH value is and whether your vagina should be acid or alkaline.
October 29, 2015

Vaginal itching: what causes it?

Perhaps one of the most uncomfortable vaginal discomfort is itching. It can be very embarrassing, and it is not recommended to scratch down there. Having a constant itch in your intimate area can also have a large impact on your daily activities.
October 28, 2015

Vaginal dryness: causes and treatment

Most women will experience vaginal dryness at some point in their lives. This can be quite uncomfortable as it can cause other discomforts such as itching, burning, and soreness.
October 28, 2015

Everything you should know about bacterial vaginosis!

Did you ever notice a strange smell from your intimate area? A strong, even fish-like odor that left you feeling a bit uncomfortable? This could be due to a bacterial imbalance also known as bacterial vaginosis (BV).
October 26, 2015

Vaginal odour: what causes that strong smell?

Every woman has her own body scent. The same applies to your vagina. It is completely normal to have some sort of intimate odour. If this odour becomes unpleasant this could be an indication of a vaginal infection. But how do you know if your vaginal odour is abnormal?