What is vaginismus?
How do I know if I have vaginismus?
What is the difference between primary and secondary vaginismus?
Are there varying degrees of symptoms with vaginismus?
Will vaginismus go away on its own?
How many women have vaginismus?
1. Due to shame and embarrassment, many women do not seek help.
2. Some women are given an incorrect diagnosis and are never properly treated (or counted). Sadly, some resign themselves to a life devoid of a sexual relationship falsely thinking they can never be helped.
3. Healthcare providers do not normally keep statistics on the number of women specifically seeking help for vaginal penetration problems.
Could vaginismus just be in my head?
The muscle response can be attributed to a limbic system reaction and is not under the immediate direction or control of the woman. Therefore, regardless of the causes of vaginismus, there is always a distinct, sexually crippling, physical side to the condition. It is a condition in which different physical and/or emotional factors may play contributory roles, and so both should be examined as part of the treatment process.
Is it possible that my vagina is too small? Could it be smaller from lack of experience?
Could my hymen be causing my problem?
Can my problem still be vaginismus if I've had pleasurable intercourse before and now it hurts?
How does vaginismus affect husbands/partners of women with vaginismus?
What is dyspareunia? What is the connection between dyspareunia and vaginismus?
I can't seem to have orgasms. Could this be related to vaginismus?
How successful is vaginismus treatment?
How long does treatment take?
Will sex ever feel good?
Is there any further support with the vaginal dilator sets?
Is there a difference between the treatment for primary and secondary vaginismus?
Should i stop trying to have intercourse during vaginismus treatment?
Is it too late for vaginismus treatment?
Success is the normal outcome of treatment regardless of the number of years the condition has been present. Vaginismus has high treatment success rates, even after long periods of time. Many women overcome vaginismus surprisingly quickly once treatment begins, even after decades of struggling with vaginismus. The process is generally the same whether a woman has suffered for one year or forty years, with usually only minor variations for age-related complications.