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Vaginismus: Meaning and Causes

Painful sex is not something you would want, right? Well, luckily, we might know how to deal with it!

There are many things that can cause pain during intercourse. Various injuries, traumas, infections, etc. However, there is one very special condition that may not be as easy to deal with. It is called vaginismus and you may have already heard of it.

Although it sounds probably scary, it really is not anything you would not be able to deal with. First of all, let me explain to you what vaginismus is.

It is a condition which causes your vaginal muscles to tighten and so cause pain during intercourse.


But what can you do in order to deal with it? Well, you need to find out what the cause of your vaginismus may be. So, here are some of the things that may be causing your vaginismus:

Well, usually, it is anxiety which is responsible for vaginismus. But what are the things that can be responsible for your anxiety? It can be a trauma, or problems in your relationship, a past one or the current one. It can be anything that makes you feel anxious. Maybe you do not even realize that something is wrong with you. However, if you are experiencing pain during intercourse, then you should probably visit a doctor.

Without a proper examination, you will not be able to figure out what is responsible for the pain, and first of all, you need to find out whether you do not have any other medical issues that can be responsible for your vaginismus.

Perhaps you will only need to do some exercises, maybe you will need a therapy. Do not worry, everything can be taken care of. All you have to do is not give up. And not ignore the important symptoms.

Just do not let vaginismus ruin your relationship or your life! Just relax, be patient, and go visit your doctor!