A healthy sex life is about much more than how often you “do it.” Sex is not only pleasurable, but it can also pave the way for other benefits to your overall health. Sex can serve as a stress release, help lower blood pressure, improve sleep, lift depression and help your immune system, according to […]
Sex should not be painful, yet this is the reality for thousands of women. A healthy sex life is vital to ensure a strong and enjoyable relationship with your partner. The good news is that we can provide compassionate, effective treatment to alleviate this discomfort and pain. Does the following information apply to you? If so, we encourage you to contact us for an appointment as soon as possible.
Pregnancy changes every aspect of your life as your body and mind prepare for welcoming your baby. For thousands of patients, this also includes transformations in the bedroom, as sex and intimacy may be uncomfortable—or even painful. But what causes painful sex during pregnancy, and how can one of our OBGYNS in Durham and Chapel […]
Sex is supposed to be an enjoyable activity. However, for millions of women, pain during intercourse robs them of any pleasure. Pain during sex is very common—an estimated 3 out of 4 women experience it at some point in their lives, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Painful sex (called dyspareunia) comes […]
There’s a dizzying array of health care information out there—some reliable, others not. Our Certified Nurse-Midwives have some great tips and wonderful information to help you. Top Women’s Health Tips from Our Certified Nurse-Midwives 1. Don’t Diet “Dieting” is actually counterproductive. Healthy eating is a lifelong endeavor, not a project that is geared to lose […]
Has your love life gone from satisfying to physically painful sex? Do you have a chronically dry vagina? Do you have more frequent urinary tract infections? If these sound too familiar, you may have signs of vaginal atrophy. When most women hear of vaginal atrophy, they think of something that occurs after menopause. However, it […]
No one likes to talk about it, but almost every woman has experienced it. A dry vagina is not only uncomfortable, but it can lead to painful sex, itching and other problems. “Vaginal dryness is a common symptom of several conditions,” said Dr. Chappell. “This is one reason why we encourage you to schedule an […]
Almost half of women over 35 years of age will experience uterine fibroid tumors, which may cause many problems ranging from pelvic pain to complications during pregnancy. These benign growths are responsible for one-third of the hysterectomies performed in the U.S. (The Cleveland Clinic). If left untreated, some fibroids can grow to be the size […]
Pain during sexual intercourse is very common—an estimated 3 out of 4 women experience it at some point in their lives. Painful sex (called dyspareunia) comes in several different forms. If you’re experiencing painful sex, there are several treatment options.