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A Candid Covid-19 Conversation with Dr. Karen Patrusky, founder of Voilà Intimate Mood Oil

A Candid Covid-19 Conversation with Dr. Karen Patrusky, founder of Voilà Intimate Mood Oil

Is intimacy safe in the COVID-19 era? The corona virus has certainly impacted intimacy.  But there is a way to be intimate and safe. Your safest partner is you and your next best bet is someone who you are in quarantine with.  If you are both adhering to the social distancing guidelines, have not had close contact with someone who has had a known COVID positive test  and neither one of you have any symptoms of the virus then sharing a bed and getting real close should not be an issue. What is my partner has had COVID, when can...

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Sexual Wellness 101

Sexual Wellness 101

What is sexual wellness and why is it important? Sexual wellness includes physical, mental and emotional connections as it relates to sexual function and intimacy.  Healthy sex means that those involved desire it and enjoy it and it is therefore good for the mind and the body just like eating right, being physically active and getting restful sleep.  Having a happy sex life can ease stress and anxiety.  Love, affection and intimacy are all part of human nature. Sometimes there are bumps in the road that can complicate this and we need to pivot and even find a new approach...

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Lubricant for your Life Stage

Lubricant for your Life Stage

  After childbirth: Women who are nursing their babies, can experience pain in the perineal area (the tissue between the vaginal opening and the rectum). A lubricant or moisturizer in this area can be enormously helpful. It can help improve the elasticity of the tissues and decrease the friction upon penetration and that will make sex more comfortable.   After that certain age: As we age, sex for many women can become more uncomfortable, if not downright painful. This is due to physical changes that result from menopause. The hormone estrogen decreases and the result is decreased elasticity and lubrication...

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Chick Chat

Chick Chat

COMING SOON! Check back often for chick chat where Dr. Karen Patrusky will speak openly about women's sexual health.

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5 Sex Life Solutions by Voilà

5 Sex Life Solutions by Voilà

  1. Add spice to your love life- don’t fall into the same routine, that can create boredom. Keep it EXCITING by trying a different place or time, perhaps a new position. 2. Of course you and your partner are tired at the end of a busy day, but prioritize your relationship and carve out time for romance. This can add a CALM to your day 3. Sometimes sex is painful because the mind and the body are not in synch, this is especially true for a menopausal woman.  Don’t avoid the problem, address it. Here’s a news FLASH, lubrication...

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