CATEGORY: Sex and Intimacy


Could Mood Disorders be Caused by Hormonal Decline?

20% of women are affected by depression as they advance through menopause. The focus of this conversation is on a topic that was presented in November 2019 by Dr. Jill Stocker at the AMMG conference in Tucson, Az. Dr. Stocker[...]
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What is the Worry About Bio-Identical Hormones?

Your free testosterone numbers should be at a level that corresponds to the levels you had when you were younger. Dr. Maupin regularly receives questions from her patients and from their physicians about bioidentical hormone replacement. Many physicians are not[...]
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Your Erectile Dysfunction May Not Require a Doctor

Testosterone can help with erections, but it is the last step in the journey, not the first. Erectile Dysfunction is a difficulty that many if not most men experience as they age. Often when this begins to happen in their[...]
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The Distinctions Between Vasoconstrictors and Vasodilators

Erectile Dysfunction (ED), and your cardiovascular system. Learn what you can control. This week we are discussing the phenomena that as men age, they begin to experience concerns about the constancy and quality of their erections. There are medicines that[...]
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Sex without lubrication is impossible – Systemic Estrogen is the answer

Almost 50% of women experience vaginal dryness within three years of menopause. Women who are post -menopausal frequently begin to complain that as they get older, they do not want to have sex because it does not feel good. In[...]
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How do Doctors and Patients Talk About Sexual Trauma History?

The importance of discussing Sexual Trauma issues with your physician. Therapist are trained to ask patients about sexual trauma histories when they first present themselves for counseling. In part it is to lay the foundation that if something like this[...]
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Aging – What is it, and What Causes it?

Why exactly do we age, and what can we do to slow down the aging process?   Before we can explain aging, we must explain how the body works:  Basically, from cells to tissues to organs we are constantly changing[...]
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Sex and Libido in America

Why is there is an increase in older Americans getting divorced? This week we look at the question of why more older Americans are getting divorced than ever before, even more frequently than younger Americans? It is an intriguing problem[...]
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Treatment Choices and Sexuality with Regard to Breast Cancer

The different treatments for breast cancer, and their impact on your sexuality This week we are talking about a question written to Dr. Roach and published in the St. Louis Post Dispatch, a letter written by a 68 -year old[...]
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PMS is Not Just a Cliché

New research shows PMS is real and should be taken seriously. For many years, women have been told that PMS was not a real thing. Many women, in particular those who consider themselves to be feminists, were offended by the[...]
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