An important message from my assistant and practice manager: Hello, my name is Barbara Gallagher. Most of you probably don’t know me, I am the behind-the-scenes person that tends to Dr. Simon’s business and consulting… Read More »

In this eye-opening video, we delve into the controversial claims made by Gwyneth Paltrow, renowned actress and founder of the GOOP wellness brand. The discussion revolves around the questionable effectiveness of her products and personal… Read More »

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It is well known that erectile dysfunction (ED) increases in prevalence and severity as men* age. Approximately 50% of 50-year-old men have some symptoms of ED, increasing to 60% of 60-year-old men, 70% of 70-year-old… Read More »

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Neither men nor women have to orgasm to experience pleasure during sexual intercourse. Communication is the key to discussing sexual pain and dysfunction with the partner. Women who have a low libido can get FDA-approved… Read More »

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Dr. James Simon discusses the importance of sexual health during menopause and encourages clinicians to open up the conversation with patients. He discusses several treatment options and resources with Dr. Marla Shapiro. Dr. Marla Shapiro:… Read More »

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The World’s most significant recent public health crisis is the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic resulted in an estimated 90 million COVID-19 cases, and more than a million COVID deaths in the US. New highly transmissible… Read More »

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Is penetration ever painful for you? Whether it’s with fingers, toys, or penises, you’re not alone: An estimated 50% of menopausal women with sexually active partners experience pain during vaginal penetration. And that’s just women… Read More »

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Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), which affects about 10% of women in the United States, is defined as the persistent or recurrent deficiency or absence of sexual desire accompanied by personal distress. There are treatments… Read More »

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There is so much misconception about hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and menopause. I was recently featured on #justASK, a healthcare podcast dedicated to providing evidenced-based information from a team of sexual health experts. #justASK is… Read More »

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How many times have you shuddered the moment someone mentions your parents or your grandparents having sex? As a doctor specializing in sexual health, I’ve seen that inevitable gasp time and time again.  The mere… Read More »

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