Tag Archives: Women’s Health

HRT Pellet

Pellet Hormone Replacement FAQ We know that Hormone Replacement Therapy is essential for managing severe menopause (or “manopause!”) symptoms, and hopefully there is an easy way to deliver it, right? Fortunately, there is! IntimMedicine offers an easy outpatient procedure to place a bioidentical hormone pellet under the skin. Outta sight,

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

MonaLisa Touch

Let's talk about IT - MonaLisa Touch
Let’s Talk About IT Introducing MonaLisa Touch, a groundbreaking vaginal treatment for menopausal women. “IT” is vaginal discomforts, including dryness, burning, itching, and painful sex, all which fall under the umbrella term, “vaginal atrophy.” Vaginal atrophy can occur after vaginal childbirth and/or during menopause. Around 40% of menopausal women suffer

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

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

Are Breast Implants Worth the Trouble, or the Risk?

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A healthy body image leads to better sexual health, but are breast implants worth the confidence boost? There are several options on the market for breast implants these days; silicone or saline, textured or smooth, even fat injections are an option. But which of these are the safest to use?

Dr. James A. Simon Becomes Latest ISSWSH President

Congratulations to the New ISSWSH President
The International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH.org), the preeminent organization focusing on the biopsychosocial aspects of women’s sexuality, welcomes Dr. James A. Simon, M.D., Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington D.C., as its new president. Dr. Simon’s goals for his two-year term

A Pollen That Banishes…Hot Flashes

  For women going through the menopausal transition, there’s no better discovery than a safe, natural, nonhormonal treatment for hot flashes that really works. So a study just presented at the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists caught our eye. It focused on an over-the-counter

USPSTF Pelvic Exams; Dr. Simon Responds

Despite Recent Report, You Still Need an Annual Pelvic Exam Recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concluded that, “the current evidence is ‘insufficient’ to determine the balance of benefits and harms of the pelvic exam.” The USPSTF then made the recommendation to discontinue routine pelvic exams for women