It is holiday time! Packing bags and having fun in the sun is on our agenda. Nevertheless, do not forget about your health and hygiene warns Femagene® brand custodian Carla Yssel. “The health of our intimate areas is often the furthest thought from our minds during this time, but the last thing any woman wants is nasty discomfort and infections during this time.”
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Although it may seem unlikely, the most powerful sexual organ in your body is your brain. This is where your feelings and thoughts are created and stored, and where sexual desire is experienced before any physical contact takes place.
Women all understand the pain associated with getting their periods every month, whether it’s mild or debilitating, we could all use a little help to see it through. Femagene®, the brand that is all about women and intimate care, is proud to introduce the new addition to their range – Femagene® Heat Patches.
When little girls reach a certain age, we’re all taught a few basics – ‘Don’t fiddle around down there!’ and ‘make sure you wipe in the right direction!’ Clearly when you’re a child, these reminders are important to stop dirt getting into the wrong places and the spread of infection. As we get older, there are a few more tips for keeping your intimate areas healthy and happy.
It’s that dreaded time of the year when you are forced to make your annual visit to the gynaecologist or GP for “that” check-up. The visit dominates your thoughts days in advance as you’re not sure what to expect – the last visit was a blur of nerves and now it’s time to go again! Dr Elna Rudolph, medical doctor, sexologist and Femagene® sexual health expert says that being informed about the process, and understanding what to expect removes most of the uncertainty and anxiousness from this annual check-up.
It’s that time of the month again, and Aunt Flo has come to visit at the most inopportune time, whether it is going on holiday, enjoying a special night out, or even relaxing on the beach. Getting your period, with the cramps, bad skin and mood swings, is often seen as inconvenient and for many women painful.
If you’ve ever been on anti-biotics, been overly stressed, or have been using the wrong intimate hygiene products then you may have also experienced a fungal infection of the vagina, or Thrush - as it’s commonly known. The symptoms include itching, burning in the vaginal area, white, lumpy discharge, soreness and even a rash.
No one is completely at ease talking about the health of their intimate areas. It’s something we gloss over in magazines and only really think about when discomfort occurs. So how do we prevent this?