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Rx: Hormones, Health, and Your Best Sex Ever
by Lauren Streicher
of women in America, sex isn't always pleasurable or even possible.
Instead, sex has become a low priority as they navigate marriage,
motherhood, and work, not to mention cope with chronic stress
and lack of sleep. Throw in the natural fluctuations in hormone
levels that all women experience throughout their lives and it's
not surprising that sex can become, well, a little less sexy.
Additionally, common gynecological problems can make sex uncomfortable,
and medical issues can cause it to be downright painful. Dr. Lauren
Streicher, a leading women's sexual health expert, offers women
the courage, vocabulary, and knowledge to identify and solve problems
in the bedroom, for a wide range of issuesfrom flagging libido,
vaginal dryness, and sex after menopause, to hormone supplements
and the effects of medication. Sex Rx offers a wealth of knowledge
along with a good dose of humor and plenty of encouragement, so
that women of all ages can make having great sex a part of their
Sex Machines: The Hidden History of Sex at the U.S. Patent Office
by Hoag Levins
His book that
received the most attention is "AMERICAN SEX MACHINES: The Hidden
History of Sex at the U.S. Patent Office," published in 1996.
The project began as research for a series of magazine articles
about corporate patent wars and ended up being a three-year project
that retrieved more than 800 patents related to human sexuality.
Despite its salacious-sounding title, the book is actually a serious
and quite unique history of engineering and American social mores
as documented in 150 years of patent applications.
Origins and Intimate Things: The Rites and Rituals of Straights,
Gays, Bis, Drags, Trans, Virgins, and Others
by Charles Panati
the same careful research and driven by the unadulterated obsession
with roots that made his Extraordinary Origins of Everyday Things
a bestseller, author Charles Panati explores the histories of
myriad unmentionable subjects dirty words, kissing, risqué
clothing, courtship, birth control, drag queens, sexual paraphernalia,
Hormone Cure: Reclaim Balance, Sleep and Sex Drive; Lose Weight;
Feel Focused, Vital, and Energized Naturally with the Gottfried
by Dr. Sara Gottfried
natural therapies with rigorous scientific testing and using an
informative questionnaire to identify the common causes of hormonal
imbalance, Dr. Gottfried provides an individualized plan in nonjudgmental
and thoughtful language. Based on ten years study of cutting-edge
medical research as a specialist in functional and integrative
therapies, Dr. Gottfrieds three-tiered treatment strategy includes:
supplements and targeted lifestyle changes that address underlying
deficiencies, herbal therapies that restore balance and optimize
your bodys natural function, and bioidentical hormonesmost available
without a prescription.
Sex Boosters: Supplements that Enhance Stamina, Sensation, and
Sexuality for Men and Women
by Ray Sahelian
In this A-to-Z
guide, Dr. Sahelian discusses each natural substance, explaining
what it is, what it does, and how it is taken. He also presents
the research behind each supplements claims, and shares both
his own and his patients personal experiences with natural sex
boosters. Throughout the book, Dr. Sahelian highlights how these
alternatives can remedy such issues as decreased desire, impotency,
poor staying power, and decreased hormone production?as well as
simply enhance sexual pleasure. Natural Sex Boosters provides
new solutions to some very old problems.
Hormones: Unlocking the Secrets to Vibrant Sexual Health
by Lorna R. Vanderhaeghe
is the first book to explain when and how to use bioidentical
hormones safely and effectively to eliminate hormonal health problems
and get that zest back in your life. When hormone levels are not
just right, body processes malfunction in grand or subtle ways,
and the results wreak havoc on your sleep, your temper, your libido,
and your health. This book teaches you how to balance your sexy
hormones, including estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, and
DHEA, to achieve maximum vitality.
Sex, and Nutrition
by Dr. Bernard Jensen
looks at how eating habits can affect other important areas in
life. He offers specific advice on how to improve love life, sex
life, and overall health through a well-balanced, nutritional
Perfect Your Cycle, Amplify Your Fertility, Supercharge Your Sex
Drive, and Become a Power Source
by Alisa Vitti
you will learn how to connect the dots between your symptoms,
your biochemistry, and food. This prescriptive program over the
past decade has successfully helped thousands of women regulate
their periods, clear up their skin, lose weight, alleviate PMS,
get pregnant naturally, have more successful IVF, restore their
energy, improve their moods, and have better sex. Vitti's revolutionary
five-step program gives you the insight and tools you need to:
ˇ work in harmony with your body's natural rhythms ˇ minimize
the impact of toxins in the environment, your diet, and the products
that you use ˇ target and support the parts of your endocrine
function (blood sugar, adrenals, elimination, or reproduction)
that need attention ˇ tap into the immensely transformative power
of your feminine energy.
Guide to America's Sex Laws
by Richard A. Posner, Katharine B. Silbaugh
A Guide to
America's Sex Laws is the first concise compendium of the nation's
sex laws. It summarizes the laws regulating personal sexual activity,
revealing gaps, anachronisms, anomalies, inequalities, and irrationalities,
and providing an empirical basis for studies of sexual regulation.
Judge Richard A. Posner and Katharine B. Silbaugh cover broadly
defined areas of regulation, providing background and definitions
and placing the laws in their historical and constitutional context.
Go Green Between the Sheets and Make Your Love Life Sustainable
by Stefanie Iris Weiss
smaller carbon footprint in the bedroom is easy with Eco-Sex,
a green sex guide that will inspire both sexual and ecological
excitement. Renew your passion for the environment while you recharge
your love lifewith green sex toys, low-impact lingerie, fair-trade
condoms, bamboo bed linens, conflict-free diamonds, and much more.
Eco-Sex will help you avoid the sins of greenwashing while you
probe the deeper underpinnings of healthy, chemical-free sex.
Kinsey Institute New Report On Sex
by June M. Reinisch, Ruth Beasley
Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction is recognized
as one of the world's most authoritative and trusted sources of
information concerning sexuality, sexual health and practices,
and related issues. Now the Kinsey Institute has compiled a thorough,
easy-to-read volume containing hundreds of answers to actual questions
they're asked most often.
War on Sex: The Attack on Law, Lust and Liberty (Sex, Love, and
by Marty Klein
and the Religious Right are successfully censoring what you read,
hear, and see; limiting your access to contraception; legislating
good moral values; and brainwashing your kids that God hates premarital
sex. The Right has politicized private life, expanding the zone
of public sexuality. This guarantees policies that will worsen
social problems and increase personal anxiety, providing proof
that sexuality is fundamentally negativeso citizens demand more
sex-negative policies. With examples ripped from today's headlines,
with brutal honesty and a wicked sense of humor, Marty Klein names
names, challenges political hypocrisy, and shows the financial
connections between government and conservative religious groups
that are systematically taking away your rights. And, in the process,
changing American societyforever.
Government Vs. Erotica: The Siege of Adam & Eve
by Philip D. Harvey
In 1986, a
small mail-order company was invaded by 37 armed law enforcement
agents who instantly shut down all operations, herded the employees
into a warehouse, and then systematically interrogated everyone,
allowing them to leave only after subpoenas were distributed.
Although this episode may sound like a police action in the former
East Germany, in fact it was implemented by the U.S. Justice Department,
then headed by Edwin Meese, against Adam & Eve, a North Carolina
business that sells contraceptives, sex toys, and adult videos.
Owner Phil Harvey's first-hand account of this David-and-Goliath
battle goes to the heart of our national debate over First Amendment
freedom of expression versus government attempts to limit the
availability of erotic materials.
To Getting It On
by Paul Joannides Psy.D., Daerick Gröss
gay or straight lovers, The Guide to Getting it On! "was written
to help expand the consciousness of its readers," says the introduction;
and indeed, it includes instructions for doing acts the average
person has never heard of or imagined. The 25-page glossary includes
modern and classic sexual slang terms, making this a book that
parents may want to keep on hand for reference. Topics covered
include anatomy, massage, sex toys, how to explain sex to kids,
how to keep a long-term sexual relationship exciting, STDs, abortion,
premature ejaculation, fantasies, "weenie angst," and more.
Billion Wicked Thoughts: What the World's Largest Experiment Reveals
about Human Desire
by Ogas, Ogi, Gaddam, Sai
18,000 interviews and bold insight from neuroscientists Sai Gaddam
and Ogi Ogas, this groundbreaking study will likely rock many
people's perceptions of what stimulates males and females. The
surprising results not only demonstrate people's needs, but the
needs of people's mates as well. "An enjoyable, exhaustive, and
often insightful look at what turns us on-sure to excite readers.
for Profit: The Politics of Pornography and the Rise of the New
by Whitney Strub
is not alone in its ambivalence toward sex and its depictions,
the preferences of the nation swing sharply between toleration
and censure. This pattern has grown even more pronounced since
the 1960s, with the emergence of the New Right and its attack
on the "floodtide of filth" that was supposedly sweeping the nation.
Antipornography campaigns became the New Right's political capital
in the 1960s, laying the groundwork for the "family values" agenda
that shifted the country to the right.