Survey Shows Areas of Focus to Help Women Maintain a Healthy Sex Life

Even the most seasoned healthcare providers may not want to address the sexual health of their patients for any number of reasons. However, by asking a few simple questions, that is not an insurmountable challenge in care.

Even the most seasoned healthcare providers may not want to address the sexual health of their patients for any number of reasons. However, by asking a few simple questions, that is not an insurmountable challenge in care.

A recent survey looked at various aspects of this issue in the hopes of moving the field forward to help address their needs. Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, an author of the survey discussed the importance of this research as well as the issue of vulvovaginal atrophy during the annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society. Kingsberg said that while the condition is well known and fairly common in women, a small percentage of getting the treatment that can help them address this issue.