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Vaginal Tightening Pills: Don’t Waste Your Money

They may boast all-natural ingredients and promise a painless process, miraculous changes and long-term results, but the truth is that vaginal tightening pills don’t have the science to back up their claims. They don’t work.

Women who feel as though they have lost the tone and tightness of their vagina, especially after childbirth or menopause, may be looking for fast, easy solutions that will appear in their mailbox.

Can Pills Tighten Vaginal Walls?

Vaginal tightening pill websites and sales pages will go on at length about the mystical, ancient, herbal, natural ingredients they contain. They may very well contain these ingredients (or not), but that doesn’t mean the formulas are effective. In some cases, they may even cause harm.

There are no magical nutrients or extracts that you can take orally to tighten vaginal wall. Vaginal tightening pills will claim that their formulas uniquely target the tissues that tighten vaginal walls. Which tissues? How? Nobody knows!

And as we’ve learned through increased awareness of food ingredients, all-natural doesn’t mean good for you. There are plenty of “natural” ingredients that can cause adverse reactions.

Is a pill bragging about its high satisfaction rating on a retail site? Keep in mind that the ratings aren’t necessarily reality. When you want something badly enough, the placebo effect can be very powerful. Ratings aren’t science.

How Do Pills Claim to Tighten Vaginal Walls?

Some vaginal tightening pills claim that they boost estrogen to build up and tighten vaginal walls. Even if they do boost estrogen production or add estrogen to your system, it may not be safe for you. The adverse effects of a hormonal imbalance can be physical and mental. It’s ill-advised to attempt to disrupt your hormones without the professional advice and supervision of your health provider.

Other pills claim that they contain ingredients that will tone and tighten vaginal walls. If we could take a pill to noticeably tone and tighten targeted muscles, gyms all over the country would go out of business. It’s just not scientifically sound medicine.

If Vaginal Tightening Pills are Fake, What Can I do Instead?

For all of their nonsense, vaginal tightening pill sales sites may offer one good piece of advice; many of them suggest that you do Kegel exercises regularly while you take the pills. Unlike pills, Kegels are actually effective for toning the pelvic floor, decreasing incontinence and improving sexual satisfaction. Pills want to take the credit for your workout.

Kegel exercises involve tightening the muscles of your pelvic floor in several sets of repetitions throughout the day. These are the same muscles you would use to stop urine flow. If you do Kegels, you will improve the strength and tone of your pelvic floor whether or not you take vaginal tightening pills. And, it’s important to point out, your pelvic floor muscles help support the vagina and surrounding structures, but they are not what make up the vaginal walls.

If you feel as though you are having issues with vaginal looseness or are experiencing urinary incontinence or other pelvic discomfort, consult your urogynecologist. There are many effective treatments – both surgical and non-surgical – that can help alleviate or even eliminate symptoms.

Vaginoplasty is a surgical solution for vaginal laxity. It is recommended as an option for women who have experienced extreme stretching, muscle separation or even tearing during childbirth. These more severe cases may be best addressed by surgically restructuring the vaginal canal, so it has the support and strength it needs for good health and healthy sex. The procedure can also improve symptoms of urinary incontinence.

diVa® laser vaginal rejuvenation works in two ways with two different lasers in one treatment. One laser resurfaces the interior of the vaginal walls, encouraging the growth of newer, young, healthy cells in the vaginal lining that provide spring and lubrication. A second laser penetrates deeper tissues to encourage the growth of new collagen structures, which strengthen, firm and “plump” the vaginal walls. diVa® is also used to help mild cases of urinary incontinence.

So, don’t click and waste $50 or more on vaginal tightening pills that will not work. Contact Coyle Institute and set up a consultation with our experienced and professional team. We can assess your concerns and find the solutions that are the best fit for your body and your goals.