Struggling with painful sexual intercourse or vaginismus? Contact us for help.

Women's Therapy Center

Vaginismus: is something (not) wrong with my vagina?

12 Oct 2020 Posted by Ditza Katz in Vaginismus Blog

Despite widespread online visibility in recent years, vaginismus continues to be an elusive condition.  Professionals are still not sure how to diagnose it, treatment is not standardized, misconceptions abound, and the women who suffer often find themselves left alone searching for solutions. Why is vaginismus so...

Vaginismus and hymen

29 Sep 2020 Posted by Ditza Katz in Vaginismus Blog

Can a hymen cause vaginismus? Typically, NO, the presence of a hymen will not cause vaginismus, or this condition would have been most common, which is not the case. Furthermore, most vaginismus patients do not have an intact hymen in the first place despite not...

HPV and cancer, his and hers

03 Jun 2019 Posted by Ditza Katz in Female Cancer Blogs

The Human PapillomaVirus (HPV) has become the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI), affecting both males and females. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), some HPV facts include: There are many different types of HPV. Some types can cause health problems...

Recent medical news for women of all ages

05 Nov 2018 Posted by Ditza Katz in Women's Health

Midlife women transitioning to menopause may be able to lower their risk of developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes, if they exercise more or eat a lower calorie diet, according to a new study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Women who...