Tag Archives: Vaginal

Can diet improve a person’s vaginal health?

Certain foods and drinks contain compounds that may improve vaginal health and symptoms of vaginal conditions. These include probiotics, prebiotics, and fermented food and beverages. The vagina uses natural secretions, immune defenses, and “good” bacteria to keep itself healthy. Eating a healthful, balanced diet might also further prevent infections and improve vaginal conditions. This article… Read More »

Key Statistics for Vaginal Cancer

Vaginal cancer is very rare. Only about 1 of every 1,100 women will develop vaginal cancer in her lifetime. The American Cancer Society’s estimates for vaginal cancer in the United States for 2020 are: About 6,230 new cases will be diagnosed. About 1,450 women will die of this cancer. Visit the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Statistics… Read More »