MGH Program Supports Sexual Health of Women Receiving Pelvic RT for Gastrointestinal and Gynecologic Malignancies VIA Modern Medicine Network 

By Lorraine Drapek, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCNP Jul 18, 2018 Cancer Network spoke with Lorraine Drapek, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCNP about her presentation, “A Multimodal Continuity of Care Program to Prevent or Minimize Vaginal Effects of Pelvic Radiation Therapy for Women with Lower Gastrointestinal and Gynecologic Cancers,” which she discussed at the 2018 Oncology Nursing Society Congress. Dr. Drapek … Continue reading MGH Program Supports Sexual Health of Women Receiving Pelvic RT for Gastrointestinal and Gynecologic Malignancies VIA Modern Medicine Network 

Jess shares her story living with Pelvic Congestion Syndrome and how she now helps others

Hi, I'm Jess. I love bees, coffee, people watching, and books. I spend my free time (which I have a lot of lately) drawing, sculpting and looking after my hundreds of plant babies. I'm originally from the South Coast of England where life is greener, slower and, depending on how rural you go, about 30 … Continue reading Jess shares her story living with Pelvic Congestion Syndrome and how she now helps others

How to apply for Disability if you have a Chronic Pelvic Pain Condition

A Self-Help Guide for Women with Vulvodynia Presented by the National Vulvodynia Association through an unrestricted educational grant from Purdue Pharma, L.P   Here is a pdf packet for you that explains in detail how to apply: How to Apply for Disability Benefits   This post was created by VuVatech Vaginal Dilators. To learn more … Continue reading How to apply for Disability if you have a Chronic Pelvic Pain Condition

Resource List for Moving Beyond Vulvodynia and Vulvar Pain

Resource List for Moving Beyond Vulvodynia and Vulvar Pain by Laura Lehrhaupt, Lorraine Faehndrich, and Alison Buehler Books Vagina: A New Biography by Naiomi Wolf The Mindbody Prescriptions by John Sarno Painful Yarns by Lorimer Mosley The Wahls Protocol by Dr. Terry Wahls – autoimmune diet The Acid-Alkaline Diet for Optimum Health: Restore Your Health … Continue reading Resource List for Moving Beyond Vulvodynia and Vulvar Pain

Interview with MELTED Author J.M. Bishop on her Upcoming Book about Vaginismus

VUVA: What is MELTED about?  J.M. BISHOP: I didn’t realize that Melted was about my journey to heal vaginismus until I was in the process of revising the book. I kept saying to myself “why is my vaginismus dominating yet another scene?” Once I saw it the whole story I’d written made so much more … Continue reading Interview with MELTED Author J.M. Bishop on her Upcoming Book about Vaginismus

VuVa Vaginal Dilators were a hit at ACOG 2018 In Austin!

We enjoyed meeting all the Gynecologists and Obstetricians. We learned about the lack of vaginal dilator resources for clinicians. We are so happy that we connect with so many wonderful people from all across the world. If you would like to get a vaginal dilator information pad for your office, please fill out this link. … Continue reading VuVa Vaginal Dilators were a hit at ACOG 2018 In Austin!