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Vaginismus or spasm of vagina

Vaginismus -- When Sexual Intercourse Seems Impossible

Vaginismus – When Sexual Intercourse Seems Impossible

 

 

Vaginismus is defined as a Genito-Pelvic Pain/Penetration Disorder. Its immediate cause is an involuntary spasm of the muscles surrounding the vaginal opening over which the patient has no control. This makes all attempts at vaginal penetration difficult or impossible. Included in this would be attempted penetration with a finger, vaginal dilator, GYN examination, sex toys and of course intercourse.

 

Anxiety

Anxiety

Some anxiety is normal and healthy, useful even. It can keep you on your toes; keep you alert and ready for action. It is a normal human response to a threat or a perceived threat. It is part of our built in survival kit raising our levels of adrenaline and prompting us to either flight or fight to escape danger.