Category Archives: Perimenopause & Menopause

Love Your Womb!

When someone asks you what your favourite body part is, what do you answer? Me, I answer, ” My Womb!” My creativity, feminine power and inner guidance all arise from my womb and “she” gave me the greatest gift – … Continue reading



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Menopause: Not Just For Moms Anymore!

My son was upset the other night because he realized he’d only practiced piano a couple times throughout the week and his lesson was the next day. He was very hard on himself, and I said, “I’m sorry, honey. You’re … Continue reading



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Sex: It Really is Chemistry

What makes sex feel so good? What ignites passion and sustains attachment? What is it that makes your heart flutter? And how can you keep those feelings alive, especially in the bedroom, after 10—or 40—years? Turns out passion and attraction—all … Continue reading



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STIs: Up Close and Personal (II of II)

In a post last month we established that folks over 50 are reentering the singles scene with seriously outdated information about the sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that have become commonplace since their own prom nights. When it comes to older … Continue reading



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STIs: Up Close and Personal with Viruses (Part I of II)

In our little roundup of sexually transmitted infections, maybe you’ve noticed that many of them have no symptoms, and others mimic common illnesses like the flu or a urinary tract infection. The take-away? There’s no way to know if you’re … Continue reading



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New Study: Docs Don’t Talk About Sex (Part III of III)

When was the last time your doctor asked you how your sex life was going? I thought so. In a new study, a team from the University of Chicago surveyed over a thousand OB/GYNs about whether they talk with their … Continue reading



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When to Say Goodbye to Your Healthcare Provider (Part II of III)

The provider-patient relationship is delicate and fraught with opportunity for misunderstanding. On one hand, you have a busy professional in a somewhat risky, stressful profession who is pressed for time and is trained to speak a foreign language—medical mumbo-jumbo.



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Talking Sex With Your Healthcare Provider (Part I of III)

Dr. Sheryl Kingsberg is a MiddlesexMD advisor and a psychologist specializing in women’s sexual health. She talks to physicians a lot about why it’s important to at least ask about a patient’s sexual health and maybe take her sexual health … Continue reading



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A Few Topics…. From Our Friends at MiddlesexMD

Q: Can I use my electric toothbrush erotically? I get occasional questions about erotic use of various household objects. I am, after all, long trained as a physician, so safety and hygiene are among my first concerns. And, since starting … Continue reading



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Sex: It’s Good For What Ails You

Who has time for sex any more? That’s a question I hear from women whose plates are full with working, caring for parents, caring for kids, even caring for grandchildren. With all of the demands on our time and energy, … Continue reading



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