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

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Did you know that 20 million women suffer from painful intercourse? Did you know that as many as 40% of those women will not seek medical care? Often going undiscussed or misdiagnosed, painful sex is a condition that most medical professionals are still in the dark about. 

Now, three experts in the field of sexual pain and women's sexual health address the myths, realities and stereotypes of sexual pain in this easy to read book that will guide readers to the help and support that they need most. 

Topics include:

  • Causes of sexual pain
  • Choosing the proper doctor
  • Rebuilding sexual intimacy
  • Tips for understanding sexual pain
  • Also featuring groundbreaking research and stories from women that have suffered, and recovered from this difficult disorder, When Sex Hurts, provides the tools 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. 
  • Caroline Pukall, PhD, is a leading researcher of women's sexual function and dysfunction and an associate professor at Queen's University. Dr. Pukall has also been interviewed by numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, Bodies, Science VS), Best Health and InStyle magazines, the Globe and Mail  newspaper, Reuters, and The Atlantic.
  • Irwin Goldstein, MD has been involved with sexual dysfunction research for nearly fifty years. Dr. Goldstein is Director of Sexual Medicine at Alvarado Hospital, Clinical Professor of Surgery at University of California at San Diego and Director of San Diego Sexual Medicine where he maintains his clinical practice.
  • Publisher: ‎ Da Capo Lifelong Books (January 11, 2011)
  • Paperback: ‎ 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.75 x 9 inches
  • Item Weight: ‎ 13.1 ounces


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