I see a lot of patients who take suppressive therapy with no clear understanding of why they are taking it, what the goals are of suppressive therapy and most concerning ... taking the WRONG dose!
I also see patients who suffer through multiple terrible outbreaks of herpes who have NEVER HEARD of suppressive therapy!
Here's a... Read more
So many times, I see patients who have sought me out after experiencing symptoms of herpes for the first time. They are scared and often misinformed or poorly informed.
My goal during our visits is to provide them with reassurance, correct information and excellent medical care for their genital herpes, but also for their overall sexual... Read more
Whether you are feeling the pinch yourself or know someone who is, everyone knows that these are tough times, economically. Add to that the expense of holiday shopping, the excesses of holiday celebrations and the emotional baggage of dealing with sticky family relationships, and you've got some serious stress!
Anyone with herpes knows... Read more
The time has come. You're dating a great guy and you think that things may soon lead to the bedroom. But, being responsible, you know you've got to have "the talk" before things go any further.
This has got to be a difficult scenario to face. After all, you're in the midst of a blossoming romance with someone you care enough about to have... Read more
I see it every week: A person who is sad, having difficulty functioning or concentrating, crying frequently. Some have anxiety, other feel achy all over, still others sleep too much or too little. Most say that they feel utterly alone. This is depression.
Depression affects around 19 million Americans at any one time. And treatment does help... Read more