It is no secret that we are all sexual beings and that sex is a very important part of our lives. There are also times in our lives when this function is compromised for one reason or another. There is no need to feel embarrassed or ashamed. Dedicated Women’s Health Specialists is ready to help when you find yourself struggling in this area.
Sexual Wellness Q & A
What if I have Low Sex Drive?
Many women experience low or no sex drive sometime in their lives. This could be associated with certain life events or relationship issues. At other times, it is related to physical or hormonal changes in the body. We start with a detailed questionnaire (Female Sexual Function Index) that assesses various domains of sexual functioning such as desire, arousal, orgasm, satisfaction, and pain. There are a number of treatment options available including hormone therapy, non-hormonal drug therapy, devices, and sex therapy.
What about Vaginal Dryness?
Is menopause affecting your intimate relationships? Are you dealing with vaginal dryness and painful intercourse? Explore MONA LISA TOUCH which is a non-hormonal in office laser treatment. Vaginal dryness is most often caused by a decrease in estrogen levels. Estrogen can be replaced in order to minimize the symptoms. However, some women are not able to use estrogen therapy for various reasons and now there are several non-hormonal methods of treatment available including oral and vaginal medications in addition to MONA LISA TOUCH treatment.
What about Vaginal Laxity, Decreased Sensation, and Urinary Incontinence?
After pregnancy and childbirth, many women experience vaginal laxity and decrease in sensations which can affect their physical intimacy. Some women also experience urinary incontinence (involuntary loss of urine with coughing, sneezing, and motion). We now offer VIVEVE (formerly called Geneveve) treatment which stimulates the body’s own renewal response to gradually restore healthy collagen and to give soft tissue a youthful tone and resiliency. It can help improve urinary incontinence, improve arousal, increase sensation for both partners, and the intensity of orgasm. No magic – just safe, effective and comfortable gentle heating and surface cooling. It is a comfortable, single-session, 30 to 60 minute treatment. VIVEVE treatment does not require local or topical anesthesia or analgesics and is performed by a trained healthcare professional in the comfort of our office. Make an appointment today for a complementary consultation.
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