Is intercourse uncomfortable? Are you no longer in sync with your partner? Almost half of all women experience some type of sexual dysfunction at some point in their lives. You're not alone.
Our caring team at Women’s Pelvic Surgery of North Jersey will put the necessary time and effort into listening to your story. We want to help you find the right solution!
Dr. Khashayar Shakiba, our dedicated practitioner, is a board-certified OB/GYN. His specialty in urogynecology makes him well-versed and knowledgeable in providing effective care.
Dr. Shakiba is proactive in his approach and will partner with you to get to the root of whatever issues are creating your roadblock to intimacy.
Types of female sexual dysfunction
We treat a range of sexual problems and, chances are, we’re familiar with what you’re going through. We can help you with issues that include:
Even in this day and age, it can still be uncomfortable to discuss something as personal as your sex life, especially if you're grappling with a challenge. Sex isn't always magical, it can be problematic and that's okay.
The origins of sexual dysfunction
There are many reasons why you might experience sexual dysfunction. The interesting thing about your sexual expression is it’s shaped by a multitude of disparate factors, including:
- Family or religious attitudes toward sex
- Birth control
- Any history of sexual abuse or assault
- Age and life stage
- Medical conditions
- Emotional issues
- Hormonal imbalances
These are just a few of the contributing factors to how you function sexually. Keep in mind, your body’s unique anatomy can also have an impact on whether sex is comfortable — or not — for you. Don't lose hope, though. Dr. Shakiba is very committed to listening to your story, so he can provide you with a treatment plan.
A range of solutions for female sexual dysfunction
Listening is an important part of how we care for patients at Women’s Pelvic Surgery of North Jersey. From the moment we meet you, we become allies in solving your sexual dysfunction problem together.
We offer a variety of innovative therapies and treatments that address the causes of sexual dysfunction, including:
- Lubricants for vaginal dryness
- A revolutionary vaginal dryness treatment called MonaLisa TouchⓇ
- Exploring physical intimacy without sex
- Education about your individual anatomy
- Information about how your emotional state impacts your ability to relax
- Providing guidance on lifestyle factors like nutrition and exercise
Dr. Shakiba’s approach is highly proactive. He focuses on exploring noninvasive treatments initially. Depending on your results, he might offer surgery to treat your symptoms.
Don’t suffer in silence
Do you want to get back to the time when sex was attainable and enjoyable? Be honest with yourself, your partner, and us. Contact our office to schedule a consultation, so we can help treat your sexual dysfunction.