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The Role of Emotions in Relieving Pelvic Pain

In Female Pelvic Pain, Male Pelvic Pain by Stephanie Prendergast7 Comments

This week guest blogger Lorraine Faehndrich talks about the role emotional awareness plays in the healing process. Here’s what she has to say: By Lorraine Faehndrich Persistent pelvic pain can, and often does, have an emotional component.  The pelvis is a part of the body that for many reasons tends to hold emotion, and when that emotional component is addressed alongside …

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Where’s the Yeast? When pelvic floor dysfunction mimics yeast infections

In Female Pelvic Pain by Stephanie Prendergast47 Comments

Vaginal yeast infections aka candidiasis, are an uncomfortable and common issue that many women find themselves dealing with at some point. Three out of four women will experience at least one vaginal yeast infection in their lifetimes-many will experience two or more. If you’ve had one you know that the symptoms can be enough to drive you crazy: -severe vaginal/labia …