Women can have a number of sexual health issues, with some common examples being:
Many of these problems occur during the times when your hormone levels change, with the two most common examples being pregnancy and menopause. Sexually transmitted diseases can also lead to sexual health problems.
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It's not unusual to experience occasional sexual health issues like mild vaginal dryness as your hormones fluctuate. But, if you have persistent sexual health problems, it's important to seek care now, before they cause serious problems in your life.
Dr. Brathwaite at Innovative Women’s Care is a compassionate physician who's easy to talk to, so don't hesitate to tell her exactly what kind of troubles you're having. Nearly all sexual health issues are very treatable, but early intervention is important because it can stop a problem before it grows severe.
Your treatment depends on the specific problem, the underlying issue, your general health, and your treatment goals.
When hormone imbalance causes your sexual health issues — which is the case for the majority of women struggling with their sexual health — Dr. Brathwaite may recommend hormone therapy. Hormone therapy can include a variety of approaches, such as pills, creams, gels, and patches.
Innovative Women's Care offers BioTE®, tiny pellets containing bioidentical hormones that Dr. Brathwaite inserts under your skin. The hormones enter your blood when you need them, which keeps you at a steady level of female hormones and stabilizes your sexual health.
Hormone therapy can also help with other symptoms, such as hot flashes, mood swings, and weight gain associated with menopause.
If your sexual health problems occur due to a sexually transmitted disease, Dr. Brathwaite can prescribe the appropriate treatment immediately. Many sexually transmitted diseases respond quickly to antibiotics or antivirals.
Your sexual health is a vital facet of your whole-body health, and it's very easy to manage it effectively with help from Innovative Women's Care. To learn more about the different treatment options for sexual health issues, call the office or use the online scheduling link to arrange your appointment.