Of those women given prescriptions for hormones, half of them discontinue therapy after the first year. Estrogen deficiency is associated with increases in heart disease, Alzheimer's disease, osteoporosis and many other medical conditions that markedly affect both the quality and quantity of a woman's life. Why do women deny themselves the benefits of hormones?
Johnson contends it is fear and misinformation.
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While there are some risks from estrogen, it's important to emphasize there are more risks from NOT taking estrogen. Heart disease kills more women each year , than the next 16 causes of death combined, including diabetes, all forms of cancer, AIDS and accidents. About Dr. Marina Johnson Dr. Altman, M.
May ISBN The loss or lack of interest in sex is a common complaint in sex therapy. Organized around in-depth case presentations, this book showcases effective treatment approaches for individuals and couples. The contributors are highly skilled therapists who explore the complexity of sexual desire problems and offer detailed descriptions of clinical techniques. The book illuminates the complex interplay of biological, psychological, interpersonal, contextual, and cultural factors that need to be considered in assessment and intervention. Concise chapter introductions by editor Sandra R.
Leiblum summarize key themes and provide a context for understanding each author's approach. Based on the highest level research, it provides state-of-the-art practical guidance that will help you to:. Distilling the experience of world leaders across many clinical, therapeutic and scientific disciplines, with an array of algorithms and diagnostic tools, Female Sexual Pain Disorders is your ideal companion for treating the many millions of women who suffer from this disorder worldwide.
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Reflecting a multidisciplinary approach to the subject, the book details the methods and materials for ensuring the appropriate management of women with sexual health problems, and concentrates on the presentation of evidence-based data concerning the physiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of sexual function and dysfunction in women. In order to treat all aspects of the patient, family and social relationships must be considered.
Designed for the busy clinical professional, Male Reproductive Dysfunction: Pathophysiology and Treatment and Male Sexual Dysfunction are two desk references that together provide the most comprehensive coverage of all male reproductive and sexual issues to date. Based on state-of-the-art research, these landmark volumes gather historical, psychosocial, behavioral, medical, and surgical perspectives from 65 international authorities to present an unparalleled summary of normal and abnormal male reproductive and sexual function. Logically ordered, well cross-referenced sections make it easy to locate information in the 89 chapters on the anatomy, pathophysiology, assessment, and treatment of male reproductive and sexual dysfunction.
Each text is supplemented with a multitude of original color illustrations, study images, algorithms, and tables. Karger AG The area of human sexuality, and sexual dysfunction in particular, has been undergoing enormous developments and advances. This volume, written by a team of international experts in the area of sexology, is an authoritative review of the latest developments in this fi eld. Areas such as evaluation of sexual dysfunction, impact of psychotropic medications, mental and physical illness and substance abuse on sexual functioning are covered in a highly informative manner.
In addition, several sexual dysfunctions, namely hypoactive sexual desire disorder, male erectile disorder and premature ejaculation are reviewed. A chapter on the developments in imaging of sexual dysfunction, an area that is undergoing rapid expansion, is also included. This publication, filled with a variety of clinically essential information, provides psychiatrists, psychologists, sex therapists, urologists, gynecologists, both clinically and research oriented, with the latest developments in the area of sexual dysfunction. Whether you're a newly diagnosed woman with cancer, a survivor, or a friend or relative of someone with cancer, this book offers help.
The only text to provide both the patient s and doctor s views, this invaluable resource provides up-to-date, authoritative, practical answers to the most common questions asked by women with cancer and survivors, whether active or remissive. When Sex Isn't Good, written so readers will learn from the experiences of others, portrays a variety of women's sexual health issues. It includes the science and a reference section to be used as a resource to educate and empower you to discuss your sexual dysfunction with your partner and your healthcare provider. John Bancroft, retired director of the Kinsey Institute and world-renowned researcher says: "Women have problems in their sexual lives for a whole host of reasons.
Sometimes the problems need and benefit from medical help. This book tells the stories of a number of women who benefited from such help. Elizabeth Stewart, expert in vulvovaginal care and sexual pain, author of The V Book, states: "Women with a sexual problem long to know if others have dealt with their unmentionable struggles! In the poignant stories of this book you are sure to find company and comfort. Aline Zoldbrod, sex therapist and author of Sex Talk, claims: "Sex is much too delicious to give up without a fight!
If your sexual problem might have a physical cause, When Sex Isn't Good will be an inspiration and a treasured companion on your quest to feel sexual pleasure. A comprehensive guide to one of life's greatest pleasures. A must read! Komisaruk, Carlos Beyer-Flores, and Beverly Whipple This fascinating and comprehensive book is the first to explore the complex biological process behind orgasm. No topic is left unexplored, as the book describes the genitalia-brain connection, how the brain produces orgasms, how aging affects orgasm, and the effects of prescription medication, street drugs, hormones, disorders, and diseases.
This intriguing book sheds light on that mystery and reveals what is known and unknown about the orgasmic process. Anyone with an interest in sexuality should own this book. With refreshing insights into what makes sexuality a healthy and pleasurable life process, this book belongs in the hands of anyone who wants to know more about this integral part of sexual health. Komisaruk is a professor of psychology at Rutgers University.
Offering an authoritative collection of chapters from clinicians and researchers in the United States, Canada, and Europe, this reference comprehensively covers the latest breakthroughs in the etiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of sexual dysfunction. It provides chapters by internationally acclaimed authorities in areas such as psychosexual disorders, sexual psychopharmacology, sexual health, and reproductive medicine.
Brightfire Press Prof. It outlines the ways in which women become aroused and orgasm and includes new illustrations of the clitoris which are ideal for teaching purposes. Three different groups of women are addressed: those who never or rarely orgasm, those who used to be able to orgasm and now have difficulties, and those who orgasm at some times and not others.
Twenty-five causes of these difficulties are discussed, covering lifestyle, health, personal style, sexual practices and relationship factors. Strategies for change are outlined for each of these areas. Dr Cass is a clinical psychologist and sexual therapist with thirty years experience. For contents and other details, go to the website below. You must read this book and give a copy to your doctor.abigaylejones.com/wp-includes/store/1228-pirater-un.php
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Moser is the most sexually knowledgeable physician in the United States. This book helps sexually diverse people get the health care they deserve. It will also educate health care providers about their real-world patients. Henkin, Ph. Reclaiming Desire: 4 Keys for Finding Your Lost Libido offers a holistic approach to understanding and treating low sex drive in women. Andrew Goldstein, a board-certified gynecologist, and Dr. Marianne Brandon, a clinical psychologist and AASECT-certified Diplomat in sex therapy, and combined forces in this thorough examination of a common concern for our patients.
Rather than pathologizing women, they are instead supported in further developing their sexuality, resulting in a stronger sense of womanhood, and a deepening experience with their partners. As an OB-GYN, Hilda Hutcherson is aware of how much women know, and don't know, about sex-no matter what their age, experience, or education levels. In this engaging book, Dr.
Hutcherson combines up-to-date medical science with good old-fashioned girl talk to answer the questions women ask With facts on female and male anatomy, aphrodisiacs, fantasy, orgasm, birth control, and more, she shows how to overcome sexual problems-and achieve sensational sensual experiences. And with a special chapter on talking to daughters, women can pass their wisdom on to the next generation. ISBN Vaginismus and dyspareunia are common female conditions, affecting lives on many levels and causing physical pain, emotional anguish, and the sense of failure and sexual inadequacy.
The shame that is associated with the inability to have vaginal penetrations often forces women into hiding behind a veil of silence. Healthcare professionals share the frustration in encountering a void in available resources and training regarding proper management of these conditions. This book, which includes extensive explanations, real - life stories of patients and partners, and treatment options, should be of great value to sufferers, partners, family members, healthcare professionals and spiritual leaders who will now be able to better understand the nature and management of these conditions.
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New Directions in Sex Therapy: Innovations and Alternatives focuses on cutting-edge, therapy paradigms as alternatives to conventional sex therapy. Part I highlights the major problems and criticisms facing the field. These chapters issue a challenge to improve clinical practice.
Part II demonstrates new approaches to dealing with traditional sex therapy concerns e. The book encompasses a wide array of paradigms especially useful in working with sexuality. Replete with useful clinical illustrations to demonstrate these approaches in action, New Directions in Sex Therapy is a critical addition to the library of anyone who deals with sexual issues and concerns in therapy. Zoldbrod, and coauthor Lauren Dockett, a talented erotica writer, have combined fifty intimacy-enhancing exercises for couples straight, gay, and bi with stories, often quite explicit and erotic, which help the reader's love life in two different ways simultaneously.
First, the stories illustrate how the intimacy enhancing exercise would play out in real life. Secondly, the gritty, lusty tales create vivid sexual imagery in the reader, creating motivation for sexual behavior.
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Haworth, is a collection of clinical and social science sexology papers from feminists in the US, Canada, UK, Costa Rica, Israel, and India challenging the biomedical model of sexual understanding. There are both empirical and theoretical papers. The book grew out of a campaign for a "new view" begun in to contest the urological and pharmaceutical industry construction of a new disorder, "female sexual dysfunction," that capitalized on the successes of Pfizer's new drug, Viagra. Topics addressed include diagnosis, sexual orientation, adolescent sexuality, orgasm, pregnancy, sex ed films, and the epidemiology of women's sexual problems.
Hakim shares his expertise and vast experience in preventing, treating and curing sexual dysfunction of women and men, both as individuals and as couples. SD is expensive, both emotionally and financially; it can lead to depression, loss of self-esteem, loss of intimacy and even termination of marriages and long-term relationships. The latest research about women's sexuality and desire is synthesized, along with all of the newest options for enhancing and extending their sexual pleasure.
As warmly intimate as it is savvy, this clear, accessible, inviting guide includes the voices of dozens of women representing a vast array of experiences and opinions about sex. There's a wealth of information and suggestions for assisting women in reaching their sexual potential and good reasons why the effort is worth it. New York: Guilford Press.
The classic and fundamental text for learning the most timely and sound approaches to the assessment and treatment of sexual problems. With contributions from leading clinical authorities, this volume presents readers with conceptual and practical ways for understanding sexual desire disorders, female sexual complaints and male dysfunctions, including chapters on paraphilias, gender identity disorders and sex therapy with chronic illness. A practical, easy-to-read, comprehensive, and evidenced-based book on Sexual Medicine for health science students and clinicians. Easy to skim - summaries at the end of each chapter and many sidebars.
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