Category Archives: Sexual Function

The Menopause Whisperer

We are pleased to share a recent article in Washingtonian Magazine featuring an interview with our own Dr. James Simon, “The Menopause Whisperer!” In the article, Dr. Simon discusses the state of sexual healthcare for women and his hopes for its future. Read the article “Sexual Dysfunction in Women Has

Dyspareunia

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Study Shows that Deep Dyspareunia can Improve with Interdisciplinary Treatment There is good news for women who are suffering from Deep Dyspareunia! Dyspareunia is the fancy medical term for painful sex, and can be categorized two ways: superficial (affecting just the entrance of the vagina or vulva), or deep (pain

Interview with a Sex Doctor

Dr. Rachel Rubin
Until recently, I never knew sexual medicine was its own specialty. I mean, of course there has to be a field of sexual medicine, since there are medical fields for every other aspect of biological human life, but when I first heard about IntimMedicine Specialists, I had lots of questions.

Will My Vagina Ever be the Same After Childbirth?

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Treating Postpartum Vaginal Laxity If you’ve given birth, you know all the physical and emotional distress associated with the process! And if you’ve given birth vaginally, you know it can be difficult to bounce back to normal “down there,” which can have a major effect on your sex life. Vaginal

Don’t Let Sexual Dysfunction Keep You Down

older couple embracing and smiling
Sexual well-being is an important part of any person’s life, and when things aren’t going well or working right, it can be embarrassing and difficult to talk about with your sexual partner and your doctor. But it doesn’t have to be, and your life does not have to be dictated

What To Do When Psoriasis Affects Your Largest Sexual Organ

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Ever since we were infants, skin-to-skin contact meant closeness, calm and intimacy. So when disorders of the skin like Psoriasis interfere with such an important sexual organ (the skin, our largest by far), there are consequences. Psoriasis is more than a skin condition; it can affect everything from your self-esteem

The Masturbation Diet
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Exploring the Relationship between Food and Sexual Desire, and Food and Sexual Satiety (Part 2) By James A Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG In part one of this blog series, I focused on the profound impact obesity has on health generally. Literally every organ system in the body is

The Masturbation Diet
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Exploring the Relationship between Food and Sexual Desire and Satiety (Part 1) By James A Simon, MD, CCD, NCMP, IF, FACOG Over the next few blog posts, I will discuss our appetites for food and sex. It should be no surprise to anyone reading this post that there is an