Cheers!

A recent study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine states that, “moderate consumption of alcohol (11-20 drinks a month), through psychological and social disinhibiting effects, may favor sexual activities(for women with no health issues who are between the ages of 18 and 35).” This article basically states that though excessive drinking at any age can …

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Talking during sex — Part 2.

Whether you want to talk “dirty,” or romantic during sex is a matter of personal preference but I feel pretty strongly that developing a dual vocabulary is not only good but almost necessary for most couples. We are all aware of what turns us on naturally. And most of us fall into one of the …

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“Staying Well with Guided Imagery.”

I highly recommend the book, “Staying Well with Guided Imagery,” by Belleruth Naperstek. Ms. Naperstek is a psychotherapist who has worked with patients of all kinds, from the “worried well” to the chronically ill. In her work as a therapist she began to use guided imagery tapes to help individuals work towards healing and health. …

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Testosterone treatment.

At the Center, we often treat women with low desire by giving them testosterone. Whether a woman is 24 or 54, they generally fear that testosterone will “turn them into a man”. Though high enough doses can have masculinizing side effects, we use such small doses that we rarely see them. Women make testosterone just …

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Post orgasm crunch — Is it a new cereal?

Today we had an hysterical appointment with a patient where we created the new sensation, “post orgasm crunch”…okay. I’ll be honest. It wasn’t a new sensation but a problem that needed to be solved. The patient was talking about the fact that when she is having intercourse with her husband she will sometimes have an …

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My closet is X-rated!

Not only do I love my job because I get to help people, but I also get to constantly explore and test out anything that has to do with increasing one’s sexual pleasure. It recently occurred to me that my closet is x-rated and that when my child goes looking for something in my room …

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Teach your children well.

DC schools to test students’ knowledge of human sexuality, drugs; 1st such exam in country. I LOVE IT. An article in the Washington Post says that “District of Columbia public schools are planning to test students on their knowledge of human sexuality, contraception and drug use this spring”. What a great idea. Let’s see if …

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Fantasies.

Most women don’t feel comfortable sharing their sexual fantasies. In fact, many say they don’t even have them. There is some notion that one should fantasize about their boyfriend or husband only, and that fantasies should be fairly tame and not involve anything out of the ordinary. In fact, the beauty of a fantasy is …

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Testosterone loss for dads.

The New York Times recently had a really interesting article on a testosterone study done on men. The study reported that testosterone in men who became fathers was lower than single men, and the more time men spent with their children the lower their testosterone dropped. WOW! So if I were a guy, my immediate …

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