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Menopausal (secondary) Vaginismus

14 Aug 2015 Posted by Ditza Katz in Menopause & Painful Sex, Painful Sex (Dyspareunia), Sexual Dysfunction, Vaginismus Blog, Women's Health

Menopausal (secondary) vaginismus is characterized by the gradual onset of penetration difficulty after having enjoyed many years of normal, pain-free vaginal function. Diagnosing Secondary Vaginismus Lisa, a 60 years old professional lady in a happy marriage for the past 30 years, arrived for her appointment quite distraught:...

Recent articles about women’s health

09 May 2015 Posted by Ditza Katz in Women's Health

Study Sees Improving Survival Odds for Ovarian Caner: Women diagnosed today 50 percent less likely to die than they were in the 1970s, researchers say.  "There is better surgery, better chemo and better ways to deliver the chemo. More recently, there has also been a...

Vaginismus and Orgasms

18 Mar 2015 Posted by womentc in Sexual Dysfunction, Vaginismus Blog

Does having vaginismus mean a death sentence to the woman’s sexual life and orgasms? Is she to forgo that important aspect of the relationship? Is she to shut down sexual interest altogether? Absolutely NOT! Can I orgasm if I have vaginismus? Vaginismus is a condition whereby vaginal...

Current literature update

28 Jan 2015 Posted by Ditza Katz in Women's Health

The following are recent articles and research papers that may be of great interest to you: Skip your annual physical, an Op-Ed from the New York Times, 08 January 2015. Excerpts: "Around 45 million Americans are likely to have a routine physical this year — just as...

When to stop Internet search for my problem?

23 Jan 2015 Posted by Ditza Katz in Female Cancer Blogs, Menopause & Painful Sex, Painful Sex (Dyspareunia), Sexual Dysfunction, Vaginismus Blog, Vulvodynia & Vulvar Vestibulitis

In the days before the Internet and its sophisticated search engines, people deferred to their doctor, pharmacist, or healer for diagnosis and advice.  The literate public had at its disposal another source, home medical reference books that were written as a guide to illness and...