Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Ob/Gyn Oluwatosin Goje, MD, answers this one about yeast infections and sex.
Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States. But a recent study shows that many women are unaware of this fact — and worse — they don’t see cardiovascular disease as a top health concern.
Having a lack of desire is one of the most commonly reported sexual issues that our patients bring into the arena of sex. Don’t be afraid to bring this up as many times as you need to.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Women’s health specialist Holly L. Thacker, MD, answers this one.
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