Reassuring News About Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone replacement therapy or (HRT) is an excellent way to treat menopausal symptoms associated with decreased estrogen which occurs in the Peri-menopausal and Menopausal years. Symptoms of decreased estrogen are hot flashes/night sweats, sleep disturbances and vaginal dryness. HRT can also prevent osteoporosis and osteopenia. Many clinicians are weary about prescribing HRT or are prescribing …

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Libido: Easy Come Easy Go

Where did my libido go? This is a very common question we get at Congtythamtu Women’s Health. Often decreased libido is associated with pregnancy, early parenting or menopause. It is important to remember that 90% of sex occurs between the ears, not between the sheets. What goes on beneath the sheets is a reflection of …

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Make Sex Normal

How often do you think about sex? The best answer –as often as possible. This is the message behind a new website called Make Sex Normal. Make Sex Normal was created by Debby Herbenick PhD a sex educator at the Kinsey Institute. When sex is made normal it implies that sex is totally devoid of …

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September Is PCOS Awareness Month

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder causing enlarged ovaries with tiny cysts on the outer edges of the ovaries. The ovaries often fail to release eggs causing women to be anovulatory and thus infertile. PCOS requires a medical diagnosis with lab tests and sonographic imaging. The cause of PCOS is not well …

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National Happiness Happens Day

August 8 was National Happiness Happens day. Founded in 1999 by the Secret Society of Happy People as Admit you’re Happy Day. Happiness happens was created to spread the joy of being happy and to persuade people to look on the brighter side of life. Seeing the glass as half full not half empty and …

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Weekend Warriors

Like most working people, finding the time to exercise during the work week can be a struggle. Therefore, many people fine that most of their exercising is concentrated on the weekends. The question is: if I can’t find the time to exercise daily, is it still beneficial to be a ‘Weekend Warrior’, and if so, …

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Fifty Shades of Hot Sex

If you felt like the 50 Shades of Grey movie was lacking in content, then you might be interested to hear what happened when a group of female millennials checked out a sex class with a similar topic. This group of women enrolled in “50 Shades of Hot Sex” at Babeland in the SoHo section …

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When simple things become VERY, VERY AWFUL

It may be due to Vulvar and Vaginal Atrophy (VVA), a chronic and progressive medical condition that affects many menopausal women. Approximately 1 in 2 menopausal women in the United States experience VVA. VVA is caused by decreased estrogen production. Women may spend an average of one-third of their lives in this hypoestrogenic state. The …

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National Mental Health Awareness Month

May is National Mental Health Awareness month. This year the focus is on risky behaviors. It is important to educate people about habits, and behaviors that increase the risk of developing or exacerbating mental health problems. An example of risky behavior involves sex.  Sex is a completely natural and normal part of the human experience, …

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Spring Into Sex

Spring fever is not only about baseball. It’s that time of year when libido rises as well. A survey conducted by Wet Products demonstrated that 2/3 of its respondents said they were more interested in sex as the weather got warmer. According to Dr. Michael Terman the Director of Light Therapy Unit at the New …

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