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Shelby is a public health professional with research and field experience in sexual and reproductive health. She holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) and is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).

Research concerning the simple molecule, Nitric Oxide (NO), led to the discovery of Viagra. The role of Nitric Oxide (NO) in the cardiovascular system was recognized in the 1990s. NO-affecting medications were initially studied for use in treating heart conditions. During

November is National Impotency Month and the perfect time to bring awareness to the most commonly reported sexual health problem in the United States. Impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction, is the most common sexual problem reported to physicians by men.

Shingles are painful to endure, but outbreaks can be prevented and symptoms can be managed with antiviral medications. Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, will impact one out of three adults in their lifetime. A vaccination against shingles is available to

New medications hitting the market tout themselves as the “female Viagra,” leaving many to question why providers do not prescribe actual Viagra to women in the first place. Research demonstrates that Viagra is typically ineffective at treating sexual dysfunction in

“Female Viagra” may soon come in the form of a topical cream.Daré Bioscience, Inc. and Strategic Science & Technologies, LLC are moving forward with presenting their clinical trial plan to the FDA, with hopes of commencing Phase 2b of Sildenafil Cream,

Women seeking treatment for Hypoactive (low) Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) may no longer have to choose between enjoying a cocktail and improving sexual desire.Addyi, the first medication approved to treat female sexual dysfunction, specifically Hypoactive (low) Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD),

Millions of men experience symptoms of erectile dysfunction (ED). It is not uncommon for women to experience difficulty in understanding and communicating about ED with their partner. When surveyed, more than 80% of men and their partners reported that ED had an

Cold sores are common and uncomfortable, leading many people searching for the best method to treat them. Lysine may be useful in preventing and shortening outbreaks. Cold sores, commonly referred to as “fever blisters,” are painful blisters on or near the

Viagra is primarily known as a treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED), but it can also be used to treat other completely unrelated medical conditions. Viagra, also referred to as “the little blue pill,” has been on the market for more than