Lady garden, girly bits or hoo-ha – we all have a name we private parts. A little secret… I can mine Baabu ( sorry, a tad TMI I know. Today’s post is all about female intimate health and how much we actually know about it. My ‘lady garden’ has become accustomed to various things that I shall not speak of here.
Canesten, the number one provider of intimate care products challenged me to see how much I knew about intimate health and it seems like I underestimated my knowledge because I got a more decent score. Did you know that Squalene is a substance common in both the vagina and…Sharks?! Yes, I didn’t know that either.
Another thing I didn’t know was that Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common cause of vaginal infections in women of childbearing age, yet it is still confused with thrush. At least once in their life, over 75% of women will suffer from thrush and sufferers of BV may not have even heard of the condition itself. The presence of certain bacteria which leads to a pH imbalance in your vagina is what causes BV
Whilst intimate health may be an uncomfortable subject, the more you know about it, the easier it’ll be to care for it. As they say, knowledge is power. As a result of, Canesten have come up with a Myth Buster Quiz as a way to educate more women. Take the quiz and share your results.