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Dr. Gary G. Kohls – Flibanserin (Addyi), the Alleged “Libido Pill For Women”

On August 18, 2015, the FDA proudly announced that they had approved (after 2 previous rejections) a new drug whose generic name is flibanserin (Addyi will be the brand name when it comes to your local drug store in mid-October). The only drug that Sprout Pharmaceuticals has ever marketed, flibanserin is purported to treat a “disease” called hypoactive sexual desire disorder …

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Toni Nagy – Female Viagra? Great! But It Might Not Be What Women Really Need

Get ready ladies: as of October 17, female Viagra will invade your pharmacy’s shelves. The FDA has approved a new drug, Addyi, which is manufactured by none other than Sprout pharmaceuticals. Isn’t that the cutest company name ever? Heart hands! The invention of this drug is being treated as a feminist victory. The rhetoric is that men have many drug options …

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Love Lust And Laughter – 08.11.15

Dr. Stephanie Buehler psychologist, sex therapist and author – www.TheBuehlerInstitute.com – and Dr. Diana spoke about what they’ve learned as Sex Therapists. Much of people’s dissatisfactions about sex come from misinformation, negative attitudes, anxiety, poor communication and unrealistic expectations. The Buehler Institute offers post-grad training programs for therapists who want training in sex therapy. Dr. Stephanie also spoke bout transgender health and Caitlyn Jenner – mentioning the excellent film by Dr. Mark Schoen “Trans” – www.TranstheMovie.com. Dr. Stephanie will soon be working with Hoag Hospital addressing pelvic pain issues for women and men. There is physical help from pelvic floor PT’s, but stress and mental anguish can contribute as well. The collaborative approach is so important!