When Sex Hurts: A Woman's Guide to Banishing Sexual Pain

January 11, 2011|
When Sex Hurts: A Woman's Guide to Banishing Sexual Pain by Andrew Goldstein
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For the 20 million women who suffer from painful intercourse: the first book to address the multiple causes and the available treatments.

Painful sex is a condition that causes embarrassment and silence -- often going undiscussed or misdiagnosed; as many as 40 percent of women who suffer from it won''t seek medical care. And most medical professionals are still in the dark when it comes to women''s sexual pain.

Now, three leading experts tackle the stereotypes, myths, and realities of sexual pain in this easy-to-understand, accessible guide that will help you get the help you need and deserve. Drs. Goldstein, Pukall, and Goldstein offer answers to your most pressing questions, as well as:

Up-to-date information on the more than 20 causes of sexual pain
How to choose the right doctor -- and how to interpret your doctor''s lingo
Valuable tips for understanding sexual pain, and what can be done about it
How to rebuild sexual intimacy once the pain is gone

Featuring groundbreaking research and stories from women who''ve also suffered -- and recovered --When Sex Hurtsprovides all of the tools you need to stop hurting and start healing.
Andrew Goldstein, MD, is a national medical expert on sexual pain and dysfunction. He is the President-elect of the International Society for the Study of Women''s Sexual Health and is on faculty at the George Washington University School of Medicine. He lives in Maryland.Caroline Pukall, PhD, is a leading researcher of women''s sexual...
Title:When Sex Hurts: A Woman's Guide to Banishing Sexual Pain
Product dimensions:272 pages, 9.05 X 6.2 X 1.1 in
Shipping dimensions:272 pages, 9.05 X 6.2 X 1.1 in
Published:January 11, 2011
Publisher:Hachette Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780738213989

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