Tag Archives: intimacy

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

Opposition to the “Pink Pill”

Opposition to the “Pink Pill” –  New View Campaign Has an Old View (Part 1 of a 4-Part Series) During the public hearing portion of the advisory committee meeting, most of the testimony came from women seeking approval of the drug. However, there were some naysayers. Their arguments against approval

The “Pink Pill” – Flibanserin – Who Is It For?

The “Pink Pill”-Who Is It For? The “pink pill”, flibanserin, was developed for premenopausal women. Although preliminary data on flibanserin use among postmenopausal women are available, the drug was studied primarily in premenopausal women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD), the indication sought at this time. In the premenopausal population,

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