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How to Keep a Healthy Testosterone Balance

When we hear about testosterone, it is often because we catch whiff of a scandal involving some athlete or celebrity who has been caught juicing (the use of performance enhancing drugs). If we think a little closer to home, a more realistic way of hearing about testosterone levels is when we start to see the signs […]

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Sex Again? Move that Qi!

Lackluster bedroom experiences may ultimately be traced back to a few different sources, but for many people, and a good deal of my patients, the main blame for lack of sex and lack of desire for sex can be summed up in just one word: stress.

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Mindful sex

Many of my female patients have trouble reaching orgasm because they get distracted from the business at hand. Fortunately, staying focused is a learned skill— and one of the best ways to start is by meditating.

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Is pelvic pain preventing a better sex life?

What’s worse than dealing with a pain in the ass?  Dealing with pelvic pain! You’re not alone.  Chronic pelvic pain, also known as vaginal pain, perineal pain, ‘pain down there’, or pelvic floor muscle pain, is a common problem. It affects approximately one in seven women. In one study of reproductive-aged women in primary care […]

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A simple sexercise that both men and women love

In my book, Sex Again: Recharging Your Libido, I teach a series of sexercises based on ancient Taoists text. They are designed to help you create more connection with your partner and to increase pleasure.  The Taoist sexology texts contain a variety of instructions for using deep and shallow thrusts in alternating patterns, but I think one […]

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Yin, yang, and your relationship

One of the keys to a happy sex life in Chinese medicine is the ability to balance and connect.   The ancient Taoists believed that every relationship is a complex balancing act, namely balancing yin and yang. You can read more about yin and yang in Chapters 3 and 4 of Sex Again: Recharging Your Libido. In […]

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Sexless marriage? The ancient taoists can fix that for you

The following article was featured in Huffington Post: Post 50. To read the original post, visit here. “Hope Springs,” the cringingly funny mid-life comedy about a marriage that has lost its sexual spark, seems to have struck a chord with audiences in its opening weekend. It’s a departure for the movie industry, which usually creates […]

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Is stress lowering your sex drive?

My new book Sex Again: Recharging Your Libido comes out next year. I wrote the book because patients tell me they wish they were more interested in sex and when I ask them what they think lowers their libido they often mention stress. Stressed out people usually don’t feel like having sex, which is a […]

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