Out of the Darkness: Sexual Dysfunction Disorders Enter Public Spotlight
Urologists are leading the march as sexual medicine moves into the next century. After all, few physicians are as adept at carrying the flag for our most intimate issues as those already treating our most private conditions.
But, despite the vast inroads made in the field of sexual dysfunction in recent years, it took the better part of a century before doctors of any stripe stepped up to deal with the condition—in either gender. Today, urologists are behind a scientific explosion in the field as it relates to both male and female sexual dysfunction.
Long left to believe sexual problems were psychological, women have seen a rapid turn of events in recent years as doctors investigate the issue: There's now proof that the arousal-to-orgasm miscues some women experience can originate in their bodies, not just in their heads.