Category: Healthy Sex

Are We Overlooking Menopause?

It’s one thing to be unfamiliar with menopause. Assuming you’ve heard the word, your mind likely conjures up all kinds of things, and probably none of them too flattering. Why the negativity? Because menopause – the very normal, physiological change most women experience (unless otherwise medically mediated) – can wreak all sorts of havoc as…
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It’s not uncommon to hear from our patients that they feel “broken” as a result of their sexual health issues. It’s true, sexual dysfunction can be confusing and isolating. It can stir up feelings of guilt and self-blame and it can wreak havoc on interpersonal relationships. But I argue – do chiropractors and cardiologists and…
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Contemplate, Then Masturbate!

We see you, Self Magazine! Their issue featured a fantastic and comprehensive article on masturbation and all the what’s, how’s and whys were at the party. We highly recommend you check it out and we recommend even more highly that you find some time to explore and play! Extra points to the authors for their inclusivity:…
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Sex Naturally…

Selena Gomez has a song called “Naturally.” It has a catchy chorus: “You are the thunder and I am the lightning… Everything comes naturally. It comes naturally when you’re with me. Everything comes naturally, it comes naturally baby.” Ahh, this is so ideal, but is it for real?  These days, there are many products labeled…
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What’s the difference between Low Libido & Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder?

Did you know that 43 percent of all women experience some form of sexual dysfunction?  Hypoactive (low) Sexual Desire Disorder [HSDD], characterized as frustrating low libido, is the most common form of sexual dysfunction in premenopausal women. Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD), is believed to be caused by an imbalance of chemicals in the brain. …
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Myth Busting: You CAN Get Pregnant During Your Period

A lot of us grow up hearing all sorts of myths about sex, and since many of us don’t get comprehensive sex education, some of these untruths never get corrected. Today, I’m here to change that! Well, I am not going be able to teach you everything you need to know about sex, but I…
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Quarantine and Chill?

There isn’t a single person on the planet whose life hasn’t been affected in some way by the the COVID-19 pandemic (and yes I’m sure you’re tired of hearing it!) Our lives have turned utterly upside down and everyone is struggling, whether in large or small ways. No matter what your demographic, the struggles are…
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The human brain is inclined toward all or nothing thinking. It’s easier to have every decision be binary: True or False, A or B, Yes or No, Do or Don’t. Can there be anything in between? We are not robots, even though having to grapple with complex decisions makes life infinitely more challenging and confusing.…
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Why did I write Sex Points?

“Why did you write this book Bat Sheva?” I get asked this question during nearly every interview or Podcast I do. And for a while I struggled for an answer. The real answer seemed so complicated: to help women, to assure women that they are normal, to give women answers to questions they didn’t even…
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Where Did It Go? 5 Reasons Couples Lose Their Spark

Stress: Stress and sex are like oil and water. I’m not talking about sexual tension; I mean the daily grind, the worry about health and finances and work demands and familial responsibilities. All the stuff that doesn’t leave much bandwidth for romance, especially under current circumstances. Lack of Acknowledgement: Remember when you first met your…
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What No One Tells You About Sex

To say that in America we’re bad at talking frankly and openly and honestly about sex would be the understatement of the century. Somewhere in the realm of “the past year has been wild.” Most students in the US don’t receive comprehensive sex ed and aren’t given a space to learn and talk about sex,…
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New Patients

New patients sometimes look at me quizzically when I greet them in the waiting room and introduce myself as a behavioral therapist. After all, if they’re struggling with pelvic pain or discomfort, what’s the relevance of mental health care? I can appreciate their confusion. So, once we’re behind closed doors in the comfort of our…
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Defining Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

If you are a woman of reproductive age, chances are you have heard of PCOS.  This stands for polycystic ovarian syndrome.  We will get more into the defining characteristics of PCOS in a moment. But, for now, consider this:  According to the Centers for Disease Control, PCOS is one of the most common causes of…
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Sex Benefits of Pineapple

  Pineapples are not just juicy, sweet, exotic,vitamin-packed, fruits. Pineapples are life savers! These fruits help the body in ways you probably never thought possible and the exciting part is what it does for “the other room” activities, cunnilingus especially -because as you might already know, boring sex is no sex at all   Here…
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Birth Control Basics: Everything You Need to Know About Contraception to Avoid Pregnancy | Everyday Health

If you don’t want to get pregnant, there are many forms of birth control to help prevent pregnancy. Also called contraception, birth control has several different options. There are both nonhormonal and hormonal methods of contraception.

Sexual Positions for Better Sex | Everyday Health

  What’s the best sexual position for great sex? These tips include ideas that heterosexual partners can consider to experiment sexually, achieve orgasm, and pleasure each other sexually through penetration or clitoral or vaginal stimulation.

Male Orgasm: Understanding the Male Climax | Everyday Health

The male orgasm is a complex process involving hormones, blood vessels, nerves and other aspects of sexual health. Learn more about each step in the male climax and how to deal with men’s orgasm problems.

The Female Climax, Orgasm, and Pleasure | Everyday Health

Women achieve orgasm through a process first described by the sex researchers Masters and Johnson: excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution. This article looks at factors such as sexual tension, clitoral and vaginal stimulation, engorgement, rhythmic c

7 Healthy Reasons Sex Is Good for You | Everyday Health

  The benefits of sex go beyond a good orgasm. Sex relieves stress and lowers your risk of some diseases. Learn about seven health perks of having sex.

3 Super Hot Ways To Pleasure Your Man Every Time

Knowing how to pleasure a man is vital (and it’s what the Bad Girls Bible is all about). If you are in a relationship with a guy that you click with and have lots of fun with, but can’t satisfy him fully in bed, then you are going to have a problem. There is a…
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