Tag Archives: sexual health

Dyspareunia

man and woman in bed, separated, unhappy
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

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.

Will My Vagina Ever be the Same After Childbirth?

woman holding a baby in her lap
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

How Important is Sex in a Relationship?

Amused young African American couple sitting and hugging
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

Maintaining Sexual Vitality Through Menopause And Beyond

Leading researchers are urging the medical community to rethink how they treat patients who experience severe menopausal symptoms. Mache Seibel, MD., former 20-year veteran of Harvard Medical School faculty, editor of My Menopause Magazine and Professor of OB/GYN, University of Massachusetts –was inspired by his wife’s experience, and took it