Lybrido — Are we making up the problem?

The New York Times recently ran an article about female libido and the race to develop a drug (Lybrido) that would help women want sex. There are so many arguments these days about women’s libidos. There are angry therapists, frustrated drug companies, sad women and lots and lots of confusion. Some therapists argue that drug …

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Daniel Bergner: He’s done it again!

One of my very favorite authors on sex, Daniel Bergner, has come out with a new book, What Do Women Want? Adventures in the Science of Female Desire. What differentiates Bergner’s books from the other seemingly endless stream of “new” books about sex is… believe it or not… that he has something new to say! You …

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Topical hormones — keep away from children and pets!

Pediatricians and veterinarians around the country are reporting a strange phenomenon: children are showing signs of premature puberty and spayed dogs and cats (even puppies and kittens) are suddenly becoming hormonal. Although there can be a myriad of factors contributing to this trend, one culprit has concretely been identified- topical hormone transference. Estrogen and testosterone …

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Sex during pregnancy.

For the most part, sex during pregnancy really shouldn’t be all that different from sex at other times. Sex is safe, fun and a great way to celebrate this special time in your life with your partner. However, here are some things to keep in mind: If your doctor gives you specific instructions, it’s important …

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Keeping up your mojo.

It’s that time of year; awesome sales, no more humidity, and that feeling that the holiday spirit is right around the corner. But as the days get shorter and you change your wardrobe, you may also start to notice a change in your mood and energy, and some may feel like their sex life flies …

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Menstrual cycle — there’s an app for that!

There are dozens of apps available these days for smart phones, touchpads, and computers aimed at helping women track their menstrual cycles. When you enter the date of your last period, the app will calculate your next expected period as well as your ovulation window. Caution needs to be used when relying on the app …

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Is hormone therapy for you?

Have you noticed a decrease in your libido? Are you experiencing hot flashes, insomnia, or anxiety? Are your periods changing: cycles becoming irregular or have they stopped altogether? The symptoms I’m describing are very common complaints during the peri-menopause transition to menopause- a time when your hormone levels are fluctuating or as a patient of …

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We are here for you.

In a recent blog post, The Medical Center for Female Sexuality asked to hear from you, the readers. Here is one of the questions we received: Question: I am 19 years old and have been with my boyfriend for over a year. He is 22 and like any normal young man, his sex drive is …

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But things weren’t always like this….

If I had a nickel every time a woman told me about her sexual situation with her husband and concluded with, “But it was never like that,” I would be a wealthy woman. After being married for 10 or 15 years, people compare what is going on in their relationship currently with what it was …

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