Genital organs are woman’s mark, and therefore have great importance and we must take care of their health. As you get older over time, the same thing happens with your genitals. Perhaps on the market there are millions of anti aging products that can mask years on your face, but unfortunately not yet are available products to do the same thing with your vagina.
A female sexual health expert, Karen Boyle, M.D. says: “Gynecologists don’t tell women these things are going to happen, and then women come in shocked that their vagina and vulva have completely changed over the course of a couple years”.
However, this is a delicate topic, and most women are feeling ashamed to share their vaginal problems, even with their gynecologist. So, in the following article, we present you 7 simple tips how to preserve the optimal health and condition of your vagina:
1. Maintain a good hygiene
Unpleasant vaginal odor is one of the most common problems that women are facing. To prevent this, wash the vagina at least twice a day with a gentle soap.
Pay particular attention to the pubic hair around the vagina, because part of the skin has a lot of sweat glands that can cause the unpleasant smell. Avoid highly alkaline soaps and practice to wash your vagina with chamomile tea.
2. Have regular haircut or shaving
This will facilitate the maintenance of vaginal hygiene, given that the pubic hair retain bacteria and sweat.
3. Let vagina to breathe with the right underwear
Аvoid synthetic underwear at any cost. Always choose underwear made of cotton or other natural materials. It is important to allow your vagina to breathe properly, because otherwise may occur dermatitis, eczema, bacterial infections.
4. You need to change your underwear once a day
Every woman should change her underwear every day, because vaginal secretion is good ground for bacteria. They can cause infection such as colpitis, cystitis or even uterine infections. During menstruation you can change your underwear twice!
5. Don’t put parfumes on your vulva
These parfumes can cause pH imbalance, which can also lead to infection. So keeping your vagina clean is the best option.
6. Visit your Gynecologist regularly
All women should go to their gynecologist twice a year (on every 6 mounts). This is recommended for all women that are sexually active and all women that turned 21. He will test you for the most common infections, do a PAP test and ultrasound scan on your uterus and ovaries. See your doctor regularly, he can save your life.
7. Did you knew that you can make your vagina taste better?
Yes, it has been proven that eating the right food can change the taste of your vaginal juices. You need to eat more fruits, especially those that are rich with natural sugar such as apples, grapes, mangos etc. On the other hand, you try to avoid onions, garlic, coffee, alcohol and spicy foods. They have negative effect on your vaginal juices.
Bonus: Feel free to use baby wipes after going to the toilet. They have neutral pH, no parfumes and are not harmful for your vagina.