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Sex and Your Pelvic Floor

Sex can—and should—be enjoyable, but for some women, the weakening of the pelvic floor muscles can lead to pain during intercourse, decreased sensation, and ultimately a decreased sexual response. Keeping your pelvic floor muscles strong by doing kegels or visiting a pelvic floor physical therapist can help alleviate pelvic floor complaints relating to sex. We’re here to help you identify small changes you can make that will lead to an even better sex life.

 

Sexual Appetite: His & Hers

December 6, 2016 | Valerie Padd, RN, BSN

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Emotionally driven or a desire for connection, a physical outlet or a dose of affection, high on testosterone or a need for closeness? The sexual appetites of men and women have been mismatched since the beginning of time (me Tarzan; you Jane). Read more


Leaking During Sex Video

August 7, 2016 | Dr. Mary South, MD

Yes – it’s a thing. And nothing to be embarrassed about, according Dr. Mary South. In this video, she discusses how stress incontinence can lead to leakage during intercourse and how the same treatment options for general incontinence issues can help in the bedroom. Read more


Weak or Absent Orgasms

August 1, 2016 | Valerie Padd, RN, BSN

Oh where, oh where did my orgasm go?
Most women are able to experience orgasm. However, orgasms can feel differently depending on any number of factors: method of stimulation, solo play or partner sex, and where you are in your menstrual cycle. Read more


Sexual Dysfunction: An Overview

July 19, 2016 | Dr. Mary South, MD

Sexual dysfunction can be a lifelong problem. For some women, it shows up only in certain situations, or develops after a period of normal sexual function. The causes can be psychological, physical, or both, and take a toll on health and relationships. Read more


Leaking During Sex

June 28, 2016 | Dr. Mary South, MD

It’s more common than you think

Sex can, and should be, an enjoyable and satisfying experience. It bonds us to our partner, creates intimacy, and is the apex of physical pleasure. But leaking during sex can be very disruptive, uncomfortable, and often put a halt to your sex life altogether. Read more