Tag Archives: sexual dysfunction

Response to Addyi

Men have Pills for their Sexual Dysfunction, Why Can’t Women? A Response to “How Addyi, the ‘Female Viagra,’ Can Do More Harm Than Good” By Dr. James A Simon Earlier this month, Dr. Janet Brito, a sex therapist based in Hawaii, raising a few questions about the efficacy and wisdom

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.

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

The “Pink Pill” – Flibanserin – Who Is It For?

The “Pink Pill”-Who Is It For? The “pink pill”, flibanserin, was developed for premenopausal women. Although preliminary data on flibanserin use among postmenopausal women are available, the drug was studied primarily in premenopausal women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD), the indication sought at this time. In the premenopausal population,

Your lack of sexual desire has a name and it can be diagnosed

Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) is described as having the following characteristics: persistently or recurrently deficient (or absent) sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity marked distress or interpersonal difficulty in response to this deficiency lack of another explanation known to affect sexual function. In other words, a person once

Couples’ Cocktail – The Chemistry of Attraction

Studying the chemistry behind romantic relationships can seem to take the fun out of things – but it does give researchers a better idea of what causes the powerful emotions that poets have written about for years. It turns out there are several chemicals in the brain and bloodstream that