Tag Archive: menopause

Aug 22

Ask Dr R: painful sex- perineoplasty?

Painful sex after menopause Hello Dr. R, I am a 51 year old that has pain upon entry, visited my doctor and he is suggesting a perineoplasty, is that the same procedure as a Fenton’s?  Is there anything else that wouldn’t be as invasive? I do not want to take hormones and I am not …

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Jul 19

Female Sexual Dysfunction and Androgens: The Real Deal

FEMALE SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION & ANDROGEN DEFICIENCY Just because you’ve gone through menopause doesn’t mean sex—and the DESIRE for sex—should stop. Ten years ago, a sex study published in Journal of the American Medical Association found that 43% of women suffer from sexual dysfunction at some point…compared to just 31% of men. To be fair, and clear, …

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Mar 22

Does she or doesn’t she? Only her hair dresser knows for sure…

(c) 2011 L.Romanzi Does she or does she not; is the epidemic of “female sexual dysfunction” (FSD) fact or fiction? If fact, what’s to be done about it? Is it hormonal, vascular (clogged arteries – think “atherosclerosis of the vulva and clitoris”), muscular, psychological, or some labyrinthine combination of contributors? Or should we say, detractors? The …

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Sep 22

An act of perimenopause, signifying nothing. DR Congo et. al. explained…

Macbeth Act III Scene V, The Heath. Thunder. Enter the three Witches, meeting Hecate. “… And you all know, security Is mortal’s chiefest enemy.” “You’re going to (DR) Congo again? Why?” Just about one year ago, I fielded a guest-blogger question posed by Women’s Voices for Change womensvoicesforchange.org and for this entire year, I’ve struggled to …

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Aug 04

When Rejuvenate = Relubricate

(c) 2010 Lauri Romanzi For the latest on vaginal dryness in your 40’s and beyond,  enjoy this guest-blogger interview with PHIT’s medical director from  Sweet Talk on the Spot. I’m talking user-friendly vaginal estrogens, over-the-counter lubricants, kitchen myths and the latest from Europe. WD-40 Dr. Romanzi Talks Lubrication After 40Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by SweetTalk on the Spot …

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