Vaginismus is a condition in which the woman’s vaginal walls involuntarily contract when an attempt at intercourse or tampon insertion is made. The contraction makes sexual intercourse practically impossible and this causes a searing pain.
The woman may feel extremely uncomfortable if intercourse is attempted. Vaginismus is a serious condition and makes it difficult for a doctor to carry out even a routine pelvic exam. Luckily for women, the condition can be treated with some natural cures.
Natural Ways To Cure Vaginismus
In order to have better control over your pelvic floor muscles and stop an involuntary spasm from occurring, it is important to strengthen the vaginal walls. This can be done with the help of kegel exercises. In this the woman contracts her vaginal muscles, holds the contraction for 10 seconds and then releases.
This should be done at least 20 times at one go. Try to do the exercises as often as possible. Strengthening the pelvic floor muscles can prevent or reduce the periodicity of involuntary muscular spasms.
This is a natural step which can be easily done within the comfort of your own home. First wash your hands and make sure your finger nails are clipped. Now apply some lubricating jelly on your finger and gently insert the finger inside your vagina. Do it gradually such that the first 5-6 cms of the finger goes inside your vagina.You may feel slight pain but will gradually get used to the sensation. Once you are comfortable try inserting two fingers and then three. This will gradually sensitize and train your vagina to accept foreign objects.
At Home Dilators
Dilators are objects akin to dildos of varying sizes. They are used increasingly in the treatment of vaginismus. They are made of plastic and the largest dilator is the size of the average human penis. The woman can start using these after she feels comfortable with the finger insertion test.
The dilators are progressively increased and introduced once the woman has established a certain comfort level with the dilators. Dilators are one of the best natural cures in the treatment of vaginismus without the use of surgery or medication.
Deep breathing and mental relaxation can greatly calm a woman just before a sexual encounter. In most cases the anxiety occurs due to an intense fear of pain. This can be overcome by engaging in deep breathing exercises.
Talking and psychological counseling can often help a woman overcome her fears and inhibitions. This should be done in the form of couple counseling where both the husband and the wife are able to address the problem. Once the psychological issues have been addressed, the woman will be more comfortable with her anatomy and will be more willing to try sex.
Sexual positions like spooning and woman on top are more conducive for women suffering from vaginismus. They give the woman more control and she is able to decide the speed and intensity of penile penetration and thrusts. Women should try different positions for a pain free and varied sexual experience.
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