Let’s talk about love: Painful sex can be a hush-hush topic, but it shouldn’t be

Whether you call it making love, making whoopee or just plain sexual intercourse, the expectation for most women is that sex will be a Meg-Ryan-When-Harry-Met-Sally kind of experience.

But if only life were always like a movie.

“Painful sex isn’t something people talk about,” said Dr. Barbara Henley, a urogynecologist with Augusta University Women’s Health, “but it’s far more common than most realize.”

Discover some of the factors that can lead to painful sex for women and how to avoid them in this post on the Your Health Today blog.

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