Saturday, September 26, 2015

Healthy Habits: Women and Sexual Dysfunction

There was a time when men’s sexual problems got all the attention. Those days are over! Women’s sexual health has been making headlines lately. But there is still much more women need to know.
In fact, close to 50% of women report some form of sexual dysfunction, be it decreased desire, arousal or pain with intercourse. Although these conditions are common, women shouldn’t suffer nor feel embarrassed to discuss these issues with their healthcare providers.
In this interview, Brooke Faught, Clinical Director of the Women's Institute for Sexual Health, talks about the sexual health issues impacting women of all ages, such as:

  • Current shifts in attitudes toward women’s sexual health and why it’s taken so long to discuss these issues

  • The prevalence of sexual health issues in women

  • The most common sexual issues for women at various stage of their life and treatments

  • Where women can go for more information
About Brooke Faught, RNC, MSN, APN 
Brooke Faught has been a practicing nurse practitioner since 2003 and the Clinical Director of the Women's Institute for Sexual Health (WISH) since 2005. She serves as an expert in the field of women’s sexual health through local and national lectures to professionals and the public as well as appearances on radio, print and television. Brooke is involved in many professional groups such as the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health and the Nashville Alliance for Sexual Health, among others.
Courtesy: Osphena

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