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Vulvo-Vaginal Health

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    Last month I was in Chicago learning from the best of the best of dermatologists and gynecologists who specialize in abnormal conditions of the vulva and vagina.  I want to reiterate here some

Transgender

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What is a person to do if the gender they were assigned at birth due to the appearance of their genitals was not the gender they truly felt inside? Where do they go and whom

Integrative Medicine

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As a traditionally trained physician in the Western Medical Model, I find that our conventional medicine in the US is unparalleled any where in the world for acute conditions, that is. Our response to trauma

Kegel Excercises

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For Stress Urinary Incontinence Urinary leakage has many causes, but the most common is due to an anatomic weakness of the muscles that surround the bladder neck. These exercises are very effective to regain support

Vaginal Dryness

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Thank you for asking about vaginal dryness, pain, irritation and sexual discomfort. This is a VERY common condition, especially in menopause. You are not alone! This sometimes occurs with low dose birth control pills or

Hot Flashes

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Welcome to the wonderful, wacky, wigged-out world of PMS, perimenopause, and menopause! What you are experiencing now is very common and considered NORMAL. But even “normal” can be miserable sometimes, here are a few suggestions

Hormone Therapy

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Ovarian BIO-IDENTICAL Hormones: Basic Information B-HRT (Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy) In menopause, ALL ovarian hormones are NORMALLY low. This does NOT require ANY treatment, unless the woman is experiencing symptoms that have not been alleviated

Pink Viagra

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Generic Flibanserin, or the new Brand Name: Addyi, was released in mid October 2015 as the first medication to treat Low Sexual Desire Disorder in PRE-Menopausal Women. But not so fast, ladies, it does not

Contraception

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Here are some updates in the sexual realm for younger women in general, and older women in the dating scene. There is a very different focus on sexual activities when there is a high chance