Sexually Woke

Spice Up Your Sex Life By Telling the Truth (in bed)

Well, it may sound obvious, but the fact is that very few us tell the truth. Perhaps we don’t lie (much), but we withhold, manipulate, spin, exaggerate and otherwise...

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When Did Sex Turn From Fun Into Work?

Not only is it possible to transform back into having a healthy relationship with sex, where sex is fun and something that you would rather do then just about...

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Dr. Susan's Sitdown with Dominique Sachse

Dominique Sachse. Dr. Susan. One big conversation that’s open, honest, and full of tidbits I’ve been dying to share with you.


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5 Reasons To Look Forward To Menopause

This might sound paradoxical, as we start to face illness and loss of loved ones, physical abilities, and our youthful appearance. But the fact is, most of us sleep...

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3 Sexual Anatomy Lessons You And Your Sexual Partner Need to Know

It’s important to remember that our partners are encumbered with the same gap in knowledge about female anatomy as we are. The best, and only way to teach our...

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Q&A With Therapist Mary Jo Rapini

I recently sat down with sex and intimacy therapist Mary Jo Rapini to chat about her biggest piece of advice for couples who want to stay connected and...

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What Is Hormone Balance And How Do I Get It?

The concept of “hormonal balance” has been so widely misused and abused by marketers that many of us think that there is a mysterious state of balance that we...

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On Fistulas And Why We Don't Have Them Here

A fistula is an abnormal connection between two organs, and in gynecology the most common fistula occurs between the bladder and the vagina. The bladder sits right on top...

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Is It Normal To Leak Urine As We Get Older

Urine leakage is inconvenient and embarrassing, and can prevent us from doing the activities that we enjoy. In past generations women were taught that is was part of life...

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Endometrial Ablation for Heavy Periods in PeriMenopause

An endometrial ablation is an outpatient, no incision procedure that destroys the endometrium, permanently. There are several brand names of devices that have been designed for this purpose. All...

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The Scoop About Hormone Pellets

Hormone pellets are tiny slow-release bio-identical rods made of estradiol, or bio-identical testosterone. They can be dosed differently for each patient, based on her age, where she is in...

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I Think I Need Hormones, But Aren't They Dangerous?

There is so much information available about hormone replacement these days that it is difficult even for doctors to keep it straight. About 18 years ago the largest study...

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