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Aromatherapy in the Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction and Relationship Problems

Mindy Green.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 11398 words.

Aromatherapy and its tools, essential oils, can be useful adjuncts to any other type of treatment for sexual dysfunction and relationship problems. Functional fragrance naturally derived...

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The Benefits of Water Therapy for Sexual and Pelvic Problems

Alexa Fleckenstein.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 12401 words.

Hydrotherapy holds promise for certain sexual and pelvic problems: Water that hits the skin acts on the entire body, triggering the neuro-endocrine-immune system, the brain, the gut-brain,...

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Birth Control Pills and Hormonal Contraception

Barbara Bartlik, Amandeep Kaur, Chelsea Schoen and Julie Kolzet.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 7964 words.

This chapter reviews the existing literature on the use of hormonal contraception (HC) and sexual functioning. In the cases where HC has been shown to lead to a decrease in sexual...

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Botanicals (Adaptogens and Others) that Support or Stimulate Desire

Eric Yarnell.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 7217 words.

Botanical medicines can play an important role in helping men and women with sexual dysfunction. Marketing hype has distorted their role, and illegal adulteration of herbal products with...

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Chiropractic

Susan R. Eisen.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 4201 words.

This chapter focuses on mechanical disorders of the lumbar and pelvic spine associated with sexuality, with a detailed overview of neuromusculoskeletal anatomy. A full discussion is also...

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Complementary and Alternative Treatments for Female Sexual Pain

Susan Kellogg Spadt and Jennifer Yonaitis Fariello.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 4873 words.

An estimated 17–19% of women in the United States suffer from chronic sexual pain and dyspareunia of vulvovaginal origin. The majority will see several health care providers in an effort to...

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Female Sexual Biochemistry

Madeleine M. Castellanos.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 9774 words.

“Female Sexual Biochemistry” reviews the key hormones and neurotransmitters that have a major role in female sexuality. Estrogens—estradiol, estrone, and estriol—as well as major androgens,...

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Healing Male Sexual Function Concerns in Traditional Asian Medicine

Jillian Capodice.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 5078 words.

Traditional Asian medical systems and, in particular, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), is a whole, or holistic, medical system that evaluates, diagnoses, and treats common health...

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Healing Sexual Problems in the Ayurvedic Tradition of India

Keesha Ewers.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 5567 words.

This chapter summarizes the essential principles and approach of India’s traditional medicine, Ayurveda, to healing sexual problems. In Ayurveda there is no one-size-fits-all solution;...

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Homeopathy in the Prevention and Treatment of Sexual Problems

Dana Ullman and Karen Allen.

in Integrative Sexual Health

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Psychiatry; Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 6302 words.

Homeopathic medicine is a specialized form of pharmacology used throughout the world by physicians and other health and medical care providers. Nanodoses of plants, mineral, animal,...

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