The Vaginismus Treatment Formula
Traditional Medicinal Uses Rotted grass from thatch boiled with wine is used to treat bug bite, haemoptysis, severe constipation and vaginismus. It is also used for drug withdrawal symptoms. 3 Besides being used to quench thirst, its flowers and rhizome are also used to treat blood in the sputum, nose bleeds, lung and kidney diseases, j aundice, 11 haemorrhage, wounds, haemoptysis, epistaxis, haematemesis, haematuria, nephritic oedema, high fever, and urinary tract infections. 3 The roots are used to treat fever, cough with phlegm, 11 asthma, cancer, dropsy, epistaxis, haematuria, jaundice, nephritis,
Compared to WL, treated participants had lower complaints of low frequency of sexual interaction, general improvement of sexual problem, lower male posttreatment ratings of problem-associated distress. Less vaginistic symptoms in women with vaginismus increased vaginistic symptoms in women with dyspareunia More recently, a large study in this field was conducted in The Netherlands (van Lankveld, Everaerd, & Grotjohann, 2001). In a randomized controlled clinical trial, CBT, based on sensate focus therapy and rational-emotive therapy, was compared to a wait-list control in a sample of 199 heterosexual couples. Participants in the treatment group received a manual (van Lankveld, 1993) and limited therapeutic assistance by telephone. After a 10-week treatment period, participants reported improvement in frequency of sexual interaction, general improvement of their sexual problem, and lower posttreatment ratings of problem-associated distress (males only). Gains with respect to the...
Symptoms Hypersensitive vulva and vagina during and between menstrual periods that may cause rapid stimulation during sexual intercourse, or else extreme pain and even fainting. The vaginal muscles may spasm involuntarily (vaginismus). There may be genital itching, a high libido, and a tendency to masturbate. The pain is intermittent, not necessarily occurring every time sexual intercourse takes place, but tends to be worse as menstruation begins. It can make vaginal examination and wearing a sanitary towel or tampon highly uncomfortable. Symptoms better For walking in the open air for sunshine for stretching Symptoms worse For touch in the evening for emotional stress for nervous fatigue.