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Getting Honest About Women's Sexual Health

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: How prevalent are sexual problems in women?
Air Date: 9/24/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Brooke Faught, RNC, MSN, APN
Brooke FaughtBrooke Faught, RNC, MSN, APN, has been a practicing nurse practitioner since 2003 and the Clinical Director of the Women's Institute for Sexual Health (WISH) since 2005.

She serves as an expert in the field of women's sexual health through local and national lectures to professionals and the public as well as appearances on radio, print and television.

Brooke is involved in many professional groups such as the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health and the Nashville Alliance for Sexual Health, among others.
Getting Honest About Women's Sexual Health
It seems that until recently, only men got attention in terms of sexual dysfunction and sexual health issues.

Now the light has been shed on women's sexual health issues.

Many women report some form of sexual health issue, be it decreased desire and/or arousal or pain with intercourse.

Although common, women often feel embarrassed to discuss these issues with their healthcare providers.

What are the common sexual difficulties that women experience at various stages of their lives?

Brooke Faught, RNC, MSN, APN, shares the progress that has been made with women's sexual health issues and what you can do if you're experiencing any discomfort.