Sexual Health

Vaginal Dryness: Medical Causes and Top Treatments

2020-01-17T18:25:50+00:00

Vaginal dryness is a common complaint in women of all ages, but especially in women after the age of menopause. Vaginal dryness affects up to 85% of women over 40 years of age, with an additional 59% reporting painful intercourse and 77% complaining of vaginal itching and irritation. [1] Vaginal dryness can also be problematic [...]

Vaginal Dryness: Medical Causes and Top Treatments2020-01-17T18:25:50+00:00

Unmanageable periods? Could be endometriosis.

2020-01-17T18:25:51+00:00

Do you know someone whose life becomes unmanageable around the time of her period due to intense pain or strange symptoms, like allergic reactions, digestive problems or fatigue? The problem could be endometriosis. Endometriosis is a painful condition that can cause digestive symptoms, abnormal menstruation and infertility. It occurs when the tissue that lines the [...]

Unmanageable periods? Could be endometriosis.2020-01-17T18:25:51+00:00

The Hormonal Poetry of Sex and Love

2020-01-17T18:25:51+00:00

The hormones most directly related to love, bonding, romance and sexual arousal can be remembered through the apt acronym POET: prolactin, oxytocin, estrogen and testosterone. While both men and women respond to these hormones, they do so in different ways and with different results.  There is currently a great article on Medscape on the topic, Miriam E. Tucker. [...]

The Hormonal Poetry of Sex and Love2020-01-17T18:25:51+00:00