For Patients: How NVA Can Help You

Whether you are a woman with symptoms of vulvodynia, or her close family member/friend, the NVA has many resources to help you learn about the condition and coping with its impact on sexual relationships and quality of life. To start, read our comprehensive online patient tutorial and self-help guide, I Have Vulvodynia – What Do I Need to Know? Next, find an experienced health care provider from our statewide referral lists and join a support group if there is one available in your area.

Now you’re ready to start reading more in-depth articles about diagnosis and treatment in our newsletters. In the future you will receive single articles on treatment and research if you sign up for our listserve. Do not miss this wealth of information. If you don’t understand something, share the newsletter and articles with your health care provider, some of whom subscribe to it themselves. The NVA has had over two decades of experience and we’ve received wonderful feedback from both patients and professionals.