Tag Archives: desire

Size Does Matter (Part 2)

For those who read, Part 1, sorry to leave you hanging (pun intended) last week.  This time, yes, I am talking about penis size. For men, it is often all about size, thus the term “penis envy”. But for women, the penis is perceived as just another masculine feature, like

Size Does Matter (Part 1)

No, this post isn’t about penises or vibrators. (Why do our minds always go there!) I’ll reserve that subject for Part 2. This is about the clitoris. Yes, the clitoris, “a small erectile female organ located within the anterior junction of the labia minora that develops from the same embryonic

FDA Approves “ADDYI”

Dear Patient, Supporters and Friends, Today the FDA made #HERstory for women with the approval of a first-ever medical treatment option for women’s most common sexual dysfunction, known as Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, or HSDD. You can think of this disorder (HSDD) as: distressing low desire that can affect a

What is Vulvovaginal Atrophy?

Vulvovaginal Atrophy Vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) is a common condition associated with the decreased estrogenization of the vaginal tissues. It occurs most often after menopause, but it can also develop during breast-feeding or at any other time your body’s estrogen production declines. The inevitable estrogen deficiency that accompanies reproductive aging and

FDA Approval of the “Pink Pill” a Probable Outcome?

Is the FDA Approval of the “Pink Pill” a Probable Outcome? A failure to approve flibanserin would set a dangerous precedent. Why? Because the pharmaceutical company did everything the FDA asked it to do, and the results came out statistically significantly better than placebo—which was the desired endpoint. If the

When the Blazing Flame Turns to Soft Candle Light

Did you know that the female sexual response changes throughout a woman’s lifetime? It’s true. When a woman is young and in love, her sexual response is drive in great degree by desire, meaning she is much more likely to seek out and be receptive to sexual activity. So what