Nancy Monson
Nancy Monson is a freelance writer and certified health coach whose work has appeared in numerous major clinical and consumer print and online publications.
Young People Can Suffer from Sexual Dysfunction
Although most young people have a healthy sex life, many—and particularly young women— may have one or more sexual dysfunction issues, according to results of health survey.
Impact of Delivery Type on Female Sexual Function Explored
The route of delivery of a child does not have a long-term effect on female sexual dysfunction in primipara mothers, according to a study.
Condom Use Should Be Encouraged for All Women with BV
Women with bacterial vaginosis (BV) should be encouraged to use condoms with all acts of sex, according to a recent multicenter study.
BV increases risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes
Pre-pregnancy visits should include vaginal examinations to rule out bacterial vaginosis (BV), as well as oral examinations to assess for periodontal disease, according to a prospective study.
Infertility and the vaginal microbiome
Healthy women have higher levels of protective lactobacilli in their vaginal microbiome than women with infertility, according to a recent cross-sectional study.
Women’s impressions of BV episodes, recurrences, and care
Women with bacterial vaginosis (BV) are both frustrated and dissatisfied with treatments for the condition and its likelihood of recurring.
Brain activation differs in women with HSDD and those with normal sexual function
Studies of hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) traditionally have focused on behavioral and biologic components of the disease. A new multicenter study, however, sheds light on brain activation patterns during sexual arousal in women with the condition.
Breast cancer survivors report poor sexual health
An Austrian study highlights the need for ob/gyns to counsel breast cancer survivors about sexual health issues, even years after their treatment for the disease

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