vaginal health

vagina | Longevity LIVE

This past week, a 62-year-old Canadian woman was left with severe second-degree burns on her genitals after steaming her vagina. According to the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, which detailed the entire ordeal, the woman had seen a traditional Chinese doctor who had then advised her to steam her

Organic tampons

The word organic has become synonymous with good health, especially when it comes to food produce and beauty products. That said, women are increasingly on the hunt for healthier,  feminine hygiene products,  including organic tampons. But are they really healthier and worth the additional price? Following in the footsteps of brands

January marks Cervical Health Awareness Month in the United States. If you’re looking to protect your cervical health, it’s important that you get used to having a regular pap smear done. Coined after the Greek doctor George Nicholas Papanicolaou, who highlighted the medical importance of examining cells, a pap smear

foods | Longevity LIVE

The right foods can affect every organ in our bodies – and that includes our vaginas, be it by spicing up our sex life or reducing the risk for a urinary tract infection. And while many women associate cranberry juice as the best food to ensure vaginal health, there are

yeast infection | Longevity LIVE

A healthy vagina contains both bacterial and yeast cells. However, when the balance of these two compounds shifts, it can potentially cause an infection. Although embarrassing, a vaginal yeast infection is incredibly common. It is so common that nearly three-quarters of all women will experience one at some point in their

vagina | Longevity LIVE

Growing up – if you were raised like the majority of children – you were probably taught various different things when it comes to taking care of your body. One of the first things you were taught was to always wash your hands after using the toilet or that you need to bath