Sexual Health: Tips for Starting a Conversation with your Doctor
Most women have no problems asking their doctor about pap smears, breast exams, or prenatal vitamins but many women don’t know how to start a conversation with their doctor about their sexual health.
Women may avoid talking about their sexual problems with their doctor because they are embarrassed, don’t think their doctor can help them, or don’t think their sex life has anything to do with their physical health. But it’s important to talk with your OB doctor about your sexual health because they are trained to treat a variety of sexual/reproductive problems like sexually transmitted infections, lack of sexual desire, hormone imbalances, and reproductive issues. (more…)