If your partner is going through menopause, here’s a brief guide for survival. Menopause isn’t just a challenging time for the person going through it, but it can also be difficult for partners, friends, and… Read More »

Back in April 2020, an article in the Journal of Women’s Health prompted me to think about the differences between men and women’s life and death responses to COVID-19. That article illustrated what we’ve heard… Read More »

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It’s been 18 years since the landmark Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) initial hormone therapy (HT) results. They gained worldwide attention by throwing HT “under the bus,” alleging the risks outweighed the benefits. I didn’t, and… Read More »

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I’m frequently asked whether there’s anything to change in one’s diet to improve sexual function. While there’s absolutely nothing dietary that can treat a severe erectile dysfunction, or ED or significant arousal disorder in women… Read More »

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Did you know the penis is just a muscle? Did you know Viagra works just by relaxing this muscle? How the penis and its supporting muscles contract and relax can affect erectile function, orgasm, ejaculation,… Read More »

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Testosterone Therapy I have been involved in the development of testosterone products for women for many years. My research has been included in the original Princeton Consensus on Testosterone Insufficiency in Women back in 2002, and… Read More »

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Sex supplements are everywhere and easy to access, but do they actually work? Studies have shown that even Viagra, an FDA-approved prescription drug, has a placebo effect of over 30%, which tells me that if… Read More »

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Catching Cancer in Patients with Lynch Syndrome Does your patient have cancer in their family history? If they have Lynch Syndrome, a simple screening can catch cancer before it’s too late. It’s easy to merely… Read More »

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We are pleased to share a recent article in Washingtonian Magazine featuring an interview with our own Dr. James Simon, “The Menopause Whisperer.” In the article, Dr. Simon discusses female sexual dysfunction, the state of… Read More »

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… Read More »

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