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You Are Not Broken

Myths and Truths – GSM and Pelvic Hormones

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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Kelly Casperson, MD

She’s the sister, urologist, sex expert and friend you never knew you needed….until now.

Dr. Kelly Casperson is a board certified urologist. That makes her an expert of the pelvis. And her mission is to empower women to live their best love lives. Because let’s be honest. None of us were taught right. Combining the power of mind, body and relationships, Dr. Kelly joyously breaks down the societal barriers that are keeping us from awakening into our best intimate experience.

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Whether you are young or past menopause, single or in a long-term bond, it is never too late or too early to realize YOU ARE NOT BROKEN. With humor, candor and ease, I break down the stories that we have been told about being sexual beings, to help us play, explore, and normalize our lives. Nothing in this podcast is personal medical advice, of course.

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