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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.

 

An Interview with Patty Brisben: Sexual Resolutions

January 3, 2017 | Dr. Mary South, MD

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Patty Brisben, the founder of Pure Romance and driving force behind the Patty Brisben Foundation, empowers women every day by teaching sexual health as a journey.

Much like the Accidental Sisterhood, Patty’s goal is to make information readily available to women when they need it most; the Foundation also adds to the growing database of research for physicians on sexual health issues. Read more


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

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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