By: Joe Graedon July 28, 2022 10 Comments
    Are Your Dietary Supplements Contaminated with D…

    The Food and Drug Administration has been testing dietary supplements for years. “From 2007 through 2016, 776 adulterated dietary supplements were identified by the FDA and 146 different dietary sup…

    By: Joe Graedon September 30, 2019 6 Comments
    Osphena (Ospemifene) for Vaginal Dryness and Pai…

    Sexual intimacy does not have to disappear with aging. There are some impediments though. Vaginal dryness is one of the leading causes of painful intercourse (dyspareunia). There are a number of natur…

    By: Terry Graedon August 8, 2019 5 Comments
    People Who Have Sex More Often Live Longer

    An active sex life might improve your longevity. That’s the conclusion of a long-running Israeli study of heart attack survivors (American Journal of Medicine, online, July 8, 2019). Those who had s…

    By: Terry Graedon May 6, 2019 7 Comments
    Prostate Drug Dutasteride Shrinks Prostate and P…

    Dutasterice (Avodart) has a powerful effect on the prostate gland. The history of this medication and its chemical cousin finasteride (Proscar) is a medical mystery. It all started in the Dominican Re…

    By: Terry Graedon October 16, 2017 9 Comments
    Lasting Sexual Problems Ruined a Marriage

    How long do side effects persist? Usually, we expect all the activity from a medicine, both good and bad, to disappear within a short time after we stop taking it. But that is not always the case. Som…

    By: Joe Graedon December 18, 2014 0 Comments
    Does Antidepressant Act Like An Aphrodisac?

    Q. I have been taking Wellbutrin (bupropion) for depression for seven years. I don't think it increases my sex drive, but it doesn't interfere with it either. Before that I took sertraline during a ve…

    By: Terry Graedon March 21, 2012 0 Comments
    Sex and Exercise

    Exercise is good for the heart, the brain and possibly even sexual satisfaction. Researchers at Indiana University surveyed women online about exercise-induced sexual gratification. A surprising numbe…

    By: Joe Graedon September 18, 2007 0 Comments
    Yohimbine For Orgasm?

    Q. I am a 66-year-old male in very good health. My wife and I have relations twice a week. My problem is difficulty in reaching orgasm. I satisfy her just fine but not myself. This is very frustrating…