In hookups, inequality still reigns.

Here’s the deal. A NY Times article talks about how more young women are willingly taking part in hook-ups. But then, they go on to report, many times women aren’t comfortable asking for what they want. As a result, often they get no pleasure or they don’t have an orgasm. Oddly, the article then says: …

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A satisfying sex life without orgasms?

Anorgasmia is the inability to have orgasms. A small part of the female population suffers from this condition. A more wide spread issue we see here is women complaining that their orgasms are weaker and/or more difficult to achieve. Sometimes these issues can be treated easily by increasing dopamine and using a strong vibrator. However, …

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The sunshine vitamin.

It’s that time of year again when our exposure to sunlight is greatly limited. Many people leave for work when it’s dark and return home in darkness, spending most of their daytime hours inside an office. It’s this lack of sunshine that can lead to Vitamin D deficiency. I am convinced of the health benefits …

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Menopause: the whole story.

Menopause can be a confusing and isolating time both psychologically and hormonally, and added to the stress is the fact that sexual side effects of menopause often get lost in the babble about hot flashes. There are menopausal women who will suffer from sexual dysfunction for years, see a rupture in the relationship or avoid …

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“Your Daughter’s Bedroom.”

This is a great book. After I read it, I started recommending it to every woman I know who has a daughter. Or was a daughter. Or is thinking of having a daughter. I didn’t recommend it to Dr. Werner. He has four sons! Joyce McFadden posted an on-line survey for women on the internet …

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“Quiet — The Power Of Introverts.”

I am writing yet another blog about introversion because it seems to me to be such an important aspect of who someone is. Author, Susan Cain, in her book Quiet, explains that the distinction between introverts and extroverts is born out of how one deals with stimulation. Cain clarifies that the term introvert describes a …

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Home remedies for urinary tract infections.

One of the reasons why women go see their health care provider is for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI). One in five women will develop at least one UTI within her lifetime and, although less common, many men are likely to suffer from one as well. Luckily, there are several home remedies one …

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Finding what clicks.

  As you sit here reading this webpage, odds are you have a pop-blocker setup for your internet browser. The purpose of a pop-up blocker is to ensure that as you peruse the web, you do not have to deal with a bombardment of windows that would normally appear as you stumble upon new webpages. …

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Now a kiss isn’t just a kiss.

Last week an article in the NY Times Science section took a look at a recent Oxford University study on kissing. How important is kissing? Who kisses the most? Why? The hypothesis that kissing primed couples for sex just didn’t hold up. It seems, that for the most part, kissing was used to assess the …

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Sex after cancer.

I see many women who are cancer survivors. Most of them feel that their post cancer sexual selves were never addressed. In fact, many were told, “you should be happy to be alive”, insinuating that they should stop focusing on any sexual dysfunction caused by cancer treatment. It is often very upsetting for them to …

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