I'm Not in the Mood: What Every Woman Should Know About Improving Her Libido
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Testosterone deficiency can result in diminished desire and arousability, insensitivity of the clitoris and nipples, and difficulty reaching orgasm. I'm Not in the Mood examines the medical reasons for the loss of libido as women age. Few physicians are able to help or are comfortable helping women whose dwindling sexual urge interferes with sexual pleasure, intimacy, and expression of affection. Reichman wisely avoids blaming testosterone deficiency for every sexual woe, however. Reichman concludes that although estrogen replacement makes sexual activity more comfortable and pleasurable, it has no effect on sexual desire, whereas testosterone does. She describes "Seven Sexual Saboteurs": psychological concerns, couple trouble, medications, disease, surgery, pain, and a partner with erectile difficulties. "Libido mainte
The amount of testosterone circulating in a woman's blood declines by about 50 percent between her twenties and fifties. Reichman reveals the effectiveness of small doses of testosterone in reviving sexual desire and pleasure for women. Questions answered and topics discussed include:Why and when do women make male hormones? Where do all our male hormones go? Behavior, life changes, and medical problems that affect our libido Medications that affect our libido Will creams, pills, lozenges, patches, or shots help? When you should see a psychiatrist, psychologist, or sex therapist How to discuss libido issues with your doctor How to reach your biologic sexual potential . The amount of testosterone circulating in a woman's blood declines by about 50 percent between her twenties and fifties. The most common complaint associated with this decline is a seemingly unexplainable decrease or loss of sexual desire and enjoyment.In I'
This is a book that can make your life better. Dr. Reichman addresses the sexual problems that so many women have, but doctors usually dismiss or ignore. At last, a book that gives honest and solid information to women of all ages. Love her style and honesty. From seeing her on Today show, I trust her caring concern for women's health, which so many studies and doctors place after men's health issues. I've recommended this book to many of my friends and after reading it they have all thanked me. Most important, they say it has impacted their life positively.. "A good start for client and clinician discussion" according to Deborah Delk. I have used this book in my clinical practice as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner for the past couple of years to treat Female Diminished Libido. I loan my copy out to my patients who don't want to purchase this book and have had tremendous success with my patients. I have my client read the book over a couple of weeks while waiting for lab results to come back and then we discuss her lab results and what she discovered in the book. The book has had the beneficial effect that most of my patients are able to honestly reveal if there is marital discord that may not have been admitted to in the first appointment. Opening up the way for a s. A Customer said Disappointing. In reading dozens of books on sex, I've noticed that books written by MD's are usually much more informative than books written by others. Hence, I wasn't surprised that Reichman's book was better than the typical book espousing scented candles, dim lights, and other such glib superficialities as the panacea for all sexual problems. That said, I was nevertheless disappointed by this book. There were too many factual errors and inconsistencies in it (as a doctor, I think I'm qualified to say that). Even some drug names were misspelled -- not a big deal, perhaps, but if a doc can't correctly spell the name of a drug, one wonders if commensur