Posts Tagged ‘addiction’

The search for sexual sanity continues

  Now that Representative Anthony Weiner is reported to be seeking professional help, one question seems to be on many people’s minds: Help for what? That’s not clear.  Sending suggestive photos of oneself to young women is clearly personally and professionally hazardous.  But does it reflect a disorder requiring treatment? Common sense would say that [...]

Another look at sex and Propecia

Just because you stop the medication, doesn’t mean the problem will resolve. It’s been known for a long time that finasteride, commonly taken by men as Propecia to prevent hair loss, can occasionally cause loss of erections and loss of sexual desire. Last time in “Manhattan Sex Therapist’s Diary” we discussed how two recent medical [...]