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Specialists in sexual medicine are fighting the stigma of talking about pelvic health

Pelvic health concerns can impact both younger and older women as they age. (Getty Images)
Pelvic health concerns can impact both younger and older women as they age. (Getty Images)

American culture does not always allow talking about female anatomy in public. But doctors warn this taboo can be a serious risk to women’s health.

Dr. Rachel Rubin, a urologist and sexual medicine specialist in Washington D.C., is trying to break the stigma by starting conversations about pelvic health concerns that can impact both younger and older women as they age. She joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young.

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Dr. Rachel Rubin. (Courtesy)

 

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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