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.
New research published this month on the JAMA Network Open indicates that 7.0% of women and 10.3% of men have what is now classified as compulsive sexual behavior disorder (CSBD). CSBD is defined as “failing to control one’s sexual feelings and behaviors in a way that causes substantial distress
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”-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,
Women’s Sexual Health- Is There A Remedy For Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD)? Women’s sexual health took a step forward last month when an advisory panel to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended approval of the drug, flibanserin, for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in
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
Did you know that the female sexual response changes throughout a woman’s lifetime? It’s true. When a woman is young and in love, her sexual response is drive in great degree by desire, meaning she is much more likely to seek out and be receptive to sexual activity. So what