Here at Santé MD our team of medical professionals want to provide the best education on sexual dysfunction and how it may impact your daily life. Sexual health is an important part of your overall physical and emotional well-being. Fortunately, there are many different treatment options for low libido, dyspareunia, o-shot, and urinary incontinence.
Low Libido (Sex Drive)
– Symptoms of low sex drive in women include the following but are not limited to: Having no interest in any type of sexual activity including masturbation, never or only seldom having sexual fantasies or thoughts, or being concerned by your lack of sexual activity or fantasies. The desire for sex is based on many things affecting intimacy, including physical and emotional well-being, experiences, beliefs, lifestyle, and your current relationship or marriage. If you’re experiencing a problem in any of these areas, it can affect your desire for sex in general.
– A recent study showed that nearly one-third of women aged 18 to 59 suffer from a lost of interest in sex, and it’s not all in their heads. According to a recent survey supported by healthy women, nearly half of premenopausal women (ages 30-50) say they’ve experienced low sexual desire at some point in their lives, yet only 14 percent were aware that Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) was a medical condition. 46 percent of women experienced low sexual desire, about six in 10 were distressed about their dulled cravings for sex. Why such distress? The survey found that 85 percent of women ages 30 to 50 think low sexual desire hurts the level of intimacy in their romantic relationships. And of these women, 66 percent think low sexual desire negatively impacts their communication with their partners.
– There are many women who hesitant to talk about their sexuality with their health care professionals. There is no need to suffer in this silence alone. Let our team of professionals here at Santé MD work with you on your problems with sex. It is common and can be resolved by educating yourself.
Dyspareunia (Painful Intercourse)
– Many women can have painful intercourse at some point in their lives. Painful intercourse can occur for reasons that range from structural problems to psychological concerns. Dyspareunia is defined as persistent or recurrent genital pain that occurs just before, during or after intercourse. There are treatments focused on the cause and can help eliminate or lessen this common problem.
– In a study of primary care practices, 8 the prevalence of dyspareunia was 46 percent among sexually active women, with dyspareunia defined as pain during or after intercourse. In a recent study 9 involving 62 women, postpartum dyspareunia was noted in 45 percent. It affects approximately 10% to 20% of U.S. women. Dyspareunia can have a significant impact on a woman’s mental and physical health, body image, relationships with partners, and efforts to conceive.
– Let our team of medical professionals sit down with you to discuss what your concerns maybe. They will help educate you and guide you in the right direction based on your medical evaluation. Our medical professionals will discuss your medical family history, perform a pelvic exam or pelvic ultrasound.