You know you used to be into sex. Yes, that was you, not someone else. You remember thinking at one time, “wow, this is great!” But it just doesn’t seem to be happening that way anymore. Okay, you think, “so I had a baby (you fill in the blank: 6 months, 1 year, 2 years, …Continue Reading
What’s the difference between Low Libido & Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder?
Did you know that 43 percent of all women experience some form of sexual dysfunction? Hypoactive (low) Sexual Desire Disorder [HSDD], characterized as frustrating low libido, is the most common form of sexual dysfunction in premenopausal women. Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD), is believed to be caused by an imbalance of chemicals in the brain. …Continue Reading
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 …Continue Reading
Just Because You’re Over the Hump Doesn’t Mean the Hump is Over
Looking around at messages in the media, it appears that we live in an anti-aging society. The desire to look and feel young has translated into a billion dollar industry in numerous fields, with people vying to find the fountain of youth on the presumption that life is inherently more fun when you’re young. Among …Continue Reading
Foods that can actually increase your libido
Who doesn’t love a romantic, home cooked dinner featuring some foods that can actually increase your libido? According to Jennifer R Berman MD, the director the Bermans Women’s Wellness Center in Beverly Hills California “there is a growing body of evidence that some of the vitamins and components in food can enhance sexual function and …Continue Reading
When vaginismus treatment fails after successful vaginismus treatment
During the many years I treated Vaginismus I have also supported a number of women who regressed after successful vaginismus treatment. The most common reasons are: Returning to a busy work program often coupled with failure to continue dilating Lack of sexual interest, low libido, lack of lubrication, anorgasmia (failure to achieve orgasm) Disgust with …Continue Reading
“By the way, sex is also painful.”
Over years we’ve had many women who have come here for treatment for low desire. Odds are, the woman has spent a lot of time trying to figure out what’s behind the low desire, why is it like that, what can change it, will it ever get better, etc. What’s interesting is how often it …Continue Reading
Is There Really Medical Help For Low Libido?
The answer is: yes and… no. If you feel like the part of you that wanted sex seems to have gone on an extended vacation, or if you feel like you never want sex and you can’t figure out why, it may be that you are missing hormones, your other medications are affecting you or …Continue Reading
Do You Really Want to Fix Your Skin Rather Than Your Sex Life?
Sometimes I speak to women on the phone who know in their heart of hearts that they should come in and see us. Even with a brief conversation it becomes clear to both of us that their lack of desire, which is damaging their self-esteem or their relationship, could be helped by coming in for …Continue Reading
When Touch Gets Touchy
Every couple is different. Every couple has its own unique dynamics and ways of connecting. Yet so many issues are the same from couple to couple and when it comes to sexual dysfunction, we see many of the same patterns in couples from all age groups and backgrounds. An example of this is what happens …Continue Reading