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Sexual Health

A Chronic Illness Should Not Derail Your Sex Life.

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailFor women living with a chronic illness such as arthritis, cancer or an autoimmune disease, intimacy can be a super-sensitive topic. But, according to the National Institute of Health addressing sexual dysfunction during chronic illnes is now accepted as a fundamental part of healthcare. 133 million Americans – 45% of the population – have at least one chronic disease.  Nearly half are women. Many face the sensitive issue of sexual dysfunction, or the inability to achieve fulfilling intimacy.  Sexuality Expert and Psychologist Dr. Logan Levkoff  recently joined me to discuss how to start the conversation with your partner, address emotional anxiety and find […]

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Because Love Should Never Hurt

Share this…FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailSex is supposed to feel good. Right? But for 20 to 45 percent of postmenopausal women sex is downright painful. There’s a medical term for it: dyspareunia  It can happen to many women after childbirth or during and after treatment for an illness such as cancer. It is a frequent complain among post menopausal women due to low estrogen. Some refer to it as  “sexual dysfunction.” I don’t believe it means you are dysfunctional. You may want sex, but it may be painful due to physical changes in your vagina such as extreme dryness and atrophy.  Some women suffer in silence. Others […]

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