ABOUT THE EPISODE
In this episode, Dr. Mona Gupta and Dr. Melissa Dahir join Dr. Kelly Casperson to discuss the importance of sexual health and the
misconceptions surrounding it. They emphasize that sexual health is a bio-psycho-social issue and should be treated as such. The panel also addresses the black box warnings and misconceptions associated with sexual desire drugs, highlighting the benefits and considerations of these medications. They debunk the myth that alcohol is unsafe to consume while taking these drugs and discuss the positive effects of these medications on sleep. The panel also explores the sexual side effects of antidepressants and provides strategies for managing them. They delve into the use of testosterone replacement therapy and its impact on sexual health. Finally, they offer advice on navigating medications and seeking help for sexual health issues.
HERE’S WHAT WE DISCUSS
Dr. Melissa Dahir, DNP, IF has been the Midwest’s leading healthcare expert in sexual medicine and vulvar pain disorders since 2006. In 2012 the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH) named her an ISSWSH Fellow (IF) which is a top distinction in this field. She strongly believes that ongoing research is the key to advancing women’s sexual health.
Dr. Mona Gupta, a renowned psychiatrist with seven practices and growing in North Carolina, is a forward-thinking key opinion leader in psychiatry. Specializing in breaking down patients’ problems into manageable components, she facilitates easier tackling. Dr. Gupta, a passionate advocate for women’s sexual health, emphasizes its undervalued role in mental health and overall wellbeing.
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