Health

Living with Vulvodynia

Imagine living your life in constant pain. Giving up physical activities - including sex -for good. It's a reality for Dana Pegg who is living with the condition known as vulvodynia.

The 37-year-old has been struggling with the syndrome since 2001. During those years, her intimate relationships deteriorated and she became increasingly frustrated when doctors couldn't nail down the exact cause of her chronic pain.

Until recently, doctors didn't recognize vulvodynia - characterized by chronic vulvar pain - as a real condition. Although many strides have been made to treat the thousands of women suffering from this syndrome, many still do not receive the proper diagnosis.

Click here for more on Dana's journey and what doctors are now doing to treat women living with vulvodynia.

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