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Vaginal Health


What Is Vaginal Health?

Vaginal health covers the health of the vaginal and vulval tissues. It includes the integrity of the vulvo-vaginal skin, adequate lubrication, pH and microflora balance.


The vaginal microflora impacts the health of the urethra and and urinary tract.

Why Is Vaginal Health Important?

Supporting adequate vaginal health has many positive benefits including:

  • menstruation,

  • urinary health,

  • lubrication,

  • sexual enjoyment,

  • fertility outcomes and pregnancy,

  • cellular health within the reproductive tract and body-wide.



Vaginal Health Problems We Treat

Common vaginal health conditions include:

  • Bacterial vaginosis

  • Thrush or candida albicans infection

  • Recurrent urinary tract infections

  • Non-sexually transmitted pelvic inflammatory disease.

  • Sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhoea and herpes.

Other vaginal conditions include: 

  • genitourinary syndrome of menopause

  • lichen sclerosis 

  • lichen planus

More serious conditions that are connected to vaginal infections or carriage of an imbalanced vaginal microbiome include:

  • Miscarriage

  • Early IVF loss

  • Pre-term birth

  • Low-birth weight baby

Vaginal dysbiosis is also implicated in the pathogenesis of endometriosis.

Our Approach to Vaginal Health

Your one-one-one consultation is a individualised tailored approach. 


Hormones, diet and the gut microbiome impact the vaginal microbiome and health. We explore ways we can optimise vaginal health from these perspectives. 

We investigate vaginal health conditions with history, examination and swabs/testing.

Our treatment protocols can include:

  • dietary changes

  • nutrients

  • prebiotics/probiotics

  • vaginal moisturisers

  • vaginal acidifiers

  • body identical hormones where needed. 

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