Archive for September, 2010

Menopause Guide: Dr. Marie Savard Answers Your Questions

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Every woman goes through menopause, but there are some common misconceptions about “The Change.”

ABC News medical contributor Dr. Marie Savard appeared on “Good Morning America” today with information to bust the menopause myths and help women keep themselves healthy during menopause.

Savard tackles the most intimate questions women have about the female reproductive system in her new book, “Ask Dr. Marie: Straight Talk and Reassuring Answers to Your Most Private Questions.”

You Asked, We Answered

Note: Some questions have been slightly edited for clarity and to ensure anonymity for the submitter.

Sex Pill Surprise: Women Treated With Placebo Reported Improvement

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Men have had their little blue pills for years, but some women in search of the same kind of libido boost may simply need to talk about their problems in the bedrooms.

Researchers studying drug treatments for 200 women with sexual dysfunctions say they were surprised to find that 35 percent of the women who were given a placebo — a sugar pill — reported significant improvement in their sex lives.

Now, some experts say, the solution may be found in a conversation with a doctor.