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Hi Doctor, I am a working woman and I work in shifts for an MNC. And I want to reduce my weight from 83 to ideal weight for a height of 5'3. I am not a junk food lover. I have my meal normally. I am lazy person. I use to do yoga but will not do it regularly. I want to decrease my post pregnancy weight and come to ideal. Please suggest me some plans to reduce.
I am facing hiccups since the last 6 hrs. I tried holding my breath and it worked but it starts again and again within 30 mins.
Will vitamin D save my life? Should I really be taking four times the recommended daily dose? Help me.
My age is 21 years, I have low blood percent in my body, I have fat around my belly please give me suggestions to overcome above problems.
I would like to put on weight. What food should follow. And what are the things I should not do? I am underweight according to my height, 178 cm, 58 kg.
Vaginismus is a condition characterized by significant pain in the vagina generally during sexual intercourse. This pain occurs on penetration due to the contraction of the vaginal muscles.
The exact cause of Vaginismus is not exactly known to the doctors. But some researchers suggests that the pain might result from severe anxiety or illogical fears before sex.
Vaginismus can be primary or secondary depending on the concerned woman’s previous sexual experiences. Vaginismus can be linked to an earlier sexually painful experience, sexual trauma or psychological factors. In some cases, the pain tends to exist without any direct physical cause. The causes of the pain might vary from women to women and might occur in some cases with only one specific partner and not with others.
Sometimes the pain might stem from underlying infections or any other underlying complications.
The symptoms of Vaginismus are as follows:
Severe pain during intercourse.
Severe pain during insertion of tampons or during any medical check-ups.
The following treatments can be useful to treat Vaginismus:
If the pain arises due to anxiety or fear, counselling sessions can help you to a remedy.
If the pain arises whenever something penetrates the vaginal walls, progressive desensitization can be useful to treat the pain. The process aims to loosen the vaginal muscles so that you don’t experience any pain during sexual intercourse.
Kegel exercises (at least 20 of them) can help in the initial stage to relax the vaginal muscles. After you exercise for a few days, you should try inserting one finger inside your vagina while doing the exercises. Try doing it gently and if it still hurts, try doing it with a lubricating jelly. This continuous procedure will help in the contraction of the vaginal muscles which eventually relax.