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Lichen Sclerosus and Overactive Pelvic Floor

Lichen Sclerosus and Overactive Pelvic Floor

How Overactive Pelvic Floor May Be Contributing to Painful Sex


In this video, we are going to discuss lichen sclerosus and overactive pelvic floor. Specifically, we are going to discuss how lichen sclerosus may predispose you to experience overactive floor and how that can cause pain with sex. For this video, joined by Dr. Mukta Chauhan, who is double board certified in orthopedics and pelvic health. She is a tremendous resource for all things bladder, bowel, and pelvic pain. Dr. Chauhan demonstrates how the pelvic floor muscles are connected to the vulva, how this can create painful sex, and what you can do about it. She drops some amazing information in this video, so be sure to give it a watch!

*Disclaimer: This video is for educational and entertainment purposes only. Please consult with your medical provider before making any changes to your health plan.

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Lichen Sclerosus and Overactive Pelvic Floor Time Stamps

0:00 – Introduction

3:43 – What is Overactive Pelvic Floor

11:33 – Are People with LS more likely to get Overactive Pelvic Floor

16:15 – Overactive Pelvic Floor Muscles and Sex

25:24 – The Pelvic Floor and your Jaw

26:11 – Central Sensitization and the Role of the Nervous System

36:56 – If you have LS and an overactive pelvic floor, what do you do?

57:16 – Outro

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