ABOUT THE EPISODE
In this episode, Dr. Kelly opens up about a transformative chapter in her career as a urologist. An encounter with a patient who was suffering in a sexless marriage changed the trajectory of her career.
HERE’S WHAT WE DISCUSS
Myths about vaginal estrogen
What is GSM – genitourinary syndrome of menopause?
The original “use it or lose it” paper.
Communication in adult sex ed is very important.
Non-hormonal options for GSM.
We discuss vaginal DHEA.
My opinion about loading doses for vaginal estrogen.
Hacks to get cheaper vaginal estrogen – Cost Plus Drugs, Good Rx, Amazon Pharmacy
Medication options for GSM and why I have a cream bias.
When vaginal estrogen doesn’t work.
Why vaginal estrogen is a life long medicine
Women post-menopause have less estrogen in their bodies than men.
- Vaginal Estrogen is a preventative medicine — its role in preventing genitourinary
syndrome of menopause.
My opinion on the applicator for vaginal estrogen cream.
How vaginal estrogen helps overactive bladder symptoms.
When our understanding of estrogen is minimal, we don’t understand how it affects our overall health.
Should we be treating the female partner when we give men Viagra.
I discuss the gender bias in treating humans in medicine with aging issues.
How can the medical community do better?
The problem with the FDA black box warning on the vaginal estrogen product.
Is it okay to put estrogen cream on the penis?
How to help our kids and the next generation.
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