Life Hack 6 vaginal hygiene mistakes

Maintaining vaginal cleanliness is important for the overall health of humans who have them

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Maintaining vaginal cleanliness is important for the overall health of humans who have them. the big mistake is using different products out there when vagina are self-cleaning.

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Here are the mistakes to avoid

  • Underwear Too Tight (Or Wet): Wear cotton undies and avoid anything super tight, It’s also important to get out of sweaty or otherwise wet panties or bathing suit bottoms as soon as possible so you can dry out.

  • Using Scented Soap: Is true sometimes you want to give your vagina's a bit of extra help, but they are technically self-cleaning. cleaning the external parts is totally fine but with unscented soap, wipe and.

  • Wiping Back To Front: Your vagina and butt both have bacteria living in them but separately important to the overall functioning of those areas.  It is important to wipe front to back  when cleaning. Or use two hands when playing around in both of those areas sexually.

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  •  Douching: If you’re experiencing unpleasant vaginal odors, see a doctor to find out the underlying cause. Douching “clean out" your vaginal canal which in turn mess with the natural pH balance of your vagina.

  • Diet Isn't Balanced: make sure to stay hydrated and eat a balanced diet of nutritious foods, unsweetened cranberry juice, yogurt, raw garlic, and apple cider vinegar are great to combat or even prevent a yeast infection.

  •  Not Changing Tampons and Pads Often Enough: Keeping sodden pads on longer than 3-4hrs makes things warm and moist just the way bacteria loves it. And don’t wear pads when you’re not on your period to catch your usual discharge, because it will just warm everything up.

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