Sally Turner

Sally Turner

Freelance Journalist

Sally Turner is a writer and broadcaster specialising in sexual health and women’s issues. 

She is also Creative Director of Women4Real, a health and communications consultancy which champions women’s health, sexuality and well-being. Sally writes regularly for health and medical publications, and her memoir about vulvodyniaThe Chilli Pepper Sex Club, is due to be published in 2019. Sally was on the management committee of national charity The Vulval Pain Society for several years and led PR campaigns on women’s issues for We Are Equals and The Centrefold Project. She has also worked in broadcasting for Air America Radio, Virgin Radio and Discovery Channel.

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Recent articles

What to do if you're struggling with your mental health at Christmas
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What to do if you're struggling with your mental health at Christmas Feature

It may be a time of celebration, but the festive season can also be a stressful period for many. And if you have a mental health condition it can be even harder. We …

How to manage chronic pain
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How to manage chronic pain Feature

A quarter of the UK population suffers from chronic pain, which can have a devastating impact on physical and emotional well-being, relationships and the ability to …

What does a women's health physiotherapist do?
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What does a women's health physiotherapist do? Feature

From constipation and incontinence to painful sex and vaginal prolapse, women's health physiotherapy can help to relieve symptoms that affect the pelvic floor. We look …

Myths about the hymen debunked
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Myths about the hymen debunked Feature

The mistaken belief that an intact hymen and bleeding during first intercourse are 'proof' of virginity is a myth that has been perpetuated for centuries. We bust this …

How to overcome vaginismus and relax your pelvic floor
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How to overcome vaginismus and relax your pelvic floor Feature

Vaginismus is a mind-body response to the fear of vaginal penetration - the vaginal muscles tighten involuntarily, making penetration impossible or very painful. We …

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