Tag Archives: Sexual Desire

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

Don’t Let Sexual Dysfunction Keep You Down

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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

How Important is Sex in a Relationship?

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As most of us know, a great relationship doesn’t start and end with sex. But a healthy sex life does form an integral part of it. In fact, almost 80% of men and 66% of women view sex as important to their relationships. And research shows that when one’s sex

Size Does Matter (Part 2)

For those who read, Part 1, sorry to leave you hanging (pun intended) last week.  This time, yes, I am talking about penis size. For men, it is often all about size, thus the term “penis envy”. But for women, the penis is perceived as just another masculine feature, like

Size Does Matter (Part 1)

No, this post isn’t about penises or vibrators. (Why do our minds always go there!) I’ll reserve that subject for Part 2. This is about the clitoris. Yes, the clitoris, “a small erectile female organ located within the anterior junction of the labia minora that develops from the same embryonic

FDA Approves “ADDYI”

Dear Patient, Supporters and Friends, Today the FDA made #HERstory for women with the approval of a first-ever medical treatment option for women’s most common sexual dysfunction, known as Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, or HSDD. You can think of this disorder (HSDD) as: distressing low desire that can affect a