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Bacterial Vaginosis or Aerobic Vaginitis?

Bacterial vaginosis or aerobic vaginitis, what is the difference? Well, both are common vaginal conditions that can affect women of all ages, often causing discomfort and impacting reproductive health. In this quick overview, we’ll talk about the characteristics, severity scales, and clinical implications of BV and AV. Bacterial Vaginosis (BV): BV is a prevalent vaginal […]

At-Home Vaginal Microbiome Test: Analysing the Health of Your Vaginal Microbiome

At-Home Vaginal Microbiome Test The La biome vaginal microbiome test is an innovative at-home solution that allows women to gain valuable insights into the health of their vaginal microbiome. By understanding the importance of the vaginal microbe and how it affects overall health, women can take proactive steps to maintain a healthy and balanced ecosystem. […]

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3 stress free ways to test bacterial vaginosis

You want to test bacterial vaginosis without actually testing for bacterial vaginosis.  I get it, sometimes you just don’t want to haul yourself to the doctor, let alone for something as private as your vaginal health.  Besides you know what to expect by now, another round of oral or topical antibiotics/antifungals. They work for a […]

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Endometriosis and the microbiome

Endometriosis affects 1 in 9 Australian women.  Management options range from over the counter pain medications, hormonal contraceptive pills or intra-uterine devices (IUD) to laparospic surgery or hysterectomy. Is it possible that the microbiome could hold some answers for women with endometriosis? The journal: International Journal of Molecular Sciences The paper: Intricate Connections between the […]

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The gut and vaginal microbiome talk to each other

Today’s paper is about the gut microbiome and how it ‘cross talks’ with the vaginal microbiome – amazing! The journal: Frontiers in Immunology The paper: Female Gut and Genital Tract Microbiota-Induced Crosstalk and Differential Effects of Short-Chain Fatty Acids on Immune Sequelae (Sep 2020) The authors:  Emmanuel Amabebe and Dilly O. C. Anumba Take-home points: […]

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The Vaginal Microbiota: What No One Tells You

The vaginal microbiota – what is normal? Today we look at a recently published paper about the vaginal microbiota throughout women’s lives and what is considered ‘normal’.  The journal: Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease The paper: The Vaginal Microbiome: I. Research Development, Lexicon, Defining “Normal” and the Dynamics Throughout Women’s Lives (Dec 2021) The […]

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