100 Questions & Answers About Women's Sexual Wellness And Vitality: A Practical Guide For The Woman Seeking Sexual Fulfillment

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No woman wants to read this book but many women should, for it is estimated that 43% of all women suffer from some form of sexual complaint. The only text to provide the doctor and patient’s view, 100 Questions and Answers About Women’s Sexual Wellness and Vitality provides authoritative answers to 100 of the most common questions posed by women--and their partners--about sexual problems and health. It offers practical information on how to improve sex and sexual function through lifestyle, medication, and ...
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Overview

No woman wants to read this book but many women should, for it is estimated that 43% of all women suffer from some form of sexual complaint. The only text to provide the doctor and patient’s view, 100 Questions and Answers About Women’s Sexual Wellness and Vitality provides authoritative answers to 100 of the most common questions posed by women--and their partners--about sexual problems and health. It offers practical information on how to improve sex and sexual function through lifestyle, medication, and therapy. Written by Dr. Michael L. Krychman, an expert sexual medicine specialist, this book provides you with the information you need to take charge of your sexual health, your overall health, and your relationships.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763754488
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 4/17/2009
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Pages: 194
  • Sales rank: 1,155,938
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Part 1 Sensuality, Sexuality, Dysfunction, and Assessment 1

Questions 1-12 review basic topics on sexuality and sexual dysfunction, including:

What is sexual medicine?

What is the incidence of sexual problems and why study them?

What are common sexual complaints?

Part 2 Sexuality and Chronic Illness 23

Questions 13-24 focus on factors such as illness or age that can affect your sex life, such as:

What about sexuality and aging?

How does diabetes affect my sex life?

How does cancer affect sexuality?

Part 3 Gynecological Issues and Special Concerns 41

Questions 25-37 address a variety of special issues directly related to your sexual health:

Can I be sexually active during my pregnancy?

What about menopause and vaginal dryness?

What about sexually transmitted diseases?

Part 4 Pearls for Treating Sexual Complaints 63

Questions 38-47 provide information on a variety of therapeutic options to try in order to treat your sexual complaints, including:

How do chronic systemic illnesses affect sexuality?

How do medications affect sexuality? Can anything be done if I am taking a medication that is affecting my sexuality?

What is Tantra and how can it help sexual intimacy?

Part 5 Sex for One: The Art of Self-Stimulation 83

Questions 48-56 present information regarding masturbation and special products you can use, such as:

What are some important facts about self-pleasure and stimulation?

What is a vibrator or self-stimulator?

What is the G-spot? Does it really exist?

Part 6 Sexual Pharmacology 99

Questions 57-70 review pharmacology options to improve sexual function, including hormone replacement and thefollowing topics:

What is vaginal dryness and how does it affect sexuality? What can be done?

What are estrogen creams?

What is testosterone replacement and how is it linked with women's sexuality?

Part 7 Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Sexuality 119

Questions 71-79 focus on nonconventional sexual enhancers and therapeutics used to enhance and improve sexuality and sexual performance:

What are pheromones and how can scent affect sexuality?

Can certain foods enhance sexuality?

Can exercise be used to improve sexual function?

Part 8 Putting It All Together 139

Questions 80-100 take a look at the big picture and provide advice on creating and maintaining lifelong intimacy and sexuality:

My partner and I have different levels of sexual interest. How can we deal with sexual libido mismatch?

What are some general strategies to enhance intimacy and sexuality?

How can I promote lifelong sexual wellness and vitality?

Appendix 171

Glossary 175

Index 181

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