Yoni Wellness

  • Unpacking HPV and Cervical Cancer

    The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is a common virus that lives on your skin. Most strains are harmless such as warts, but researchers have discovered a link between certain strands of HPV and cervical cancer. Although HPV is not present in 20% of cervical cancer cases, it has become the fall guy for this concerning disease. So much so that Big Pharma have decided to inoculate our nine year old’s from HPV, boasting full protection from cervical cancer. But does this vaccine actually work and is it safe? Understanding Cervical HPV According to Professor Diane Harper, chair of the department of Family and Geriatric Medicine at the University of Louisville, and the…

  • What You Need to Know About Pelvic and Sexual Pain

    The yoni is capable of experiencing the greatest pleasure and at the same time it can be the centre of discomfort or even overwhelming pain. There are far too many women dealing with chronic pelvic pain, a lot of which translates to sexual pain. Nearly 3 out of 4 women have pain during intercourse at some time during their lives. 83% of women have sexual pain in the first three months after having a baby (vaginal or c-section), this drops to 60% of women by nine months postpartum. These numbers are exorbitantly high! For some women, the pain is only a temporary problem; for others, it can last a lifetime.…

  • A Little Postpartum Nourishment Goes a Long Way

    Postpartum is the most intense journey any woman could possibly go through. Unfortunately this is not often acknowledged in the western world. The moment that little pregnancy test shows positive we all focus on the pregnancy and the birth and then… crickets. Out comes the baby and the world says “Here you are Mama, here is your baby, now off you go and we will see you in six weeks to check if you can start having sex again.” It’s simply nuts!. Nobody bothers to mention the outrageous hormonal cascade, the ridiculous dynamics of breastfeeding, how to actually look after a newborn, or your very sensitive pretty shattered body that needs to heal! There…

  • The Cervix Speaks

    The cervix is the mouth of the womb, the gateway to our precious feminine chamber; the only organ in a human body that can nourish the spark of life and grow it into an entire new being. The cervix sits neatly inside your beautiful vulva; the bridge between your internal and external reality. The fact you can actually touch your womb is profound! Think about it, you can’t touch your heart or lungs from the outside, but you can physically touch your womb – what an honor.  There is little in life more intimate than touching a cervix. This gateway has many roles in the body. It has the important job of keeping nasty…

  • How Candida Causes Hormone Chaos

    Colon Clarity The colon is the foundation of our health. It holds the frontline for our immune system, balances brain chemistry, absorbs nutrients and kicks out toxins. The gut has it’s own nervous system known as the enteric nervous system, or the second brain. Nerve endings in the gut lining connect to almost every organ system in the body, and even to the brain. The second largest nerve in our body, the vagus nerve, is the connection between the brain and gut. The gut is responsible for manufacturing vital neurotransmitters for the brain, such as serotonin, 90% of which is made in the gut. The vagus is a multidimensional high way carrying neurotransmitters and…