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How Sounds Can Be Good News for Women with Vulvodynia and Vaginal Pain

By September 22, 2011 - 9:41am
Sponsored By Vibrance Associates

By Dr. Aline Zoldbrod


Vaginal pain is a fact of life for far too many women. Vulvodynia occurs more frequently than most people realize. Approximately 16 percent of women between the ages of 18-64 have experienced chronic vulvar pain for at least three months or more, according to a survey by Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Vulvar pain is not a psychosomatic disorder. Vulvodynia is a pain disorder, and its cause is not yet well understood.


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