A local hospital is treating female sexual dysfunction with hormone therapy.
Julia, who is newly married, travels to San Diego for treatment from her home in Northern California The results of a comprehensive evaluation confirmed that her hormones were low, and within a week of beginning hormone therapy at the Alvarado Hospital Sexual Medicine Program, she started noticing a difference.
At the age of 26, Julia was determined not to experience a loss in in sexual desire.
"A couple of previous relationships ended because of the sex," Julia said .
Julia said that she never enjoyed sex prior to her treatment.
Amy, 44, of Del Mar said she experienced sexual dysfunction as a result of cancer treatment and surgery. Working with her oncologist, Goldstein developed a treatment protocol that includes, in part, hormone therapy, as well as physical therapy, and sex therapy for her husband.
For more information about treatment visit the Alvarado Hospital Web site.