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What Will My Husband Think of Me Using A Vibrator? Sep 18th, 2016

Using A Vibrator? Will My Husband Think Positively or Negatively?What is your husband going to think of you bringing home a vibrator?  Even if it is something that is prescribed by your gynecologist?  I tell you…they are going to love it.  I doubt that that there aren’t many men out...

Why Should I use a Vibrator? Sep 2nd, 2016

I frequently prescribe the use of a vibrator in my practice. Now, why would I tell a woman to use a vibrator?  A vibrator has 2 purposes; one is pleasure.  It is wonderful to use a vibrator.  No woman should die without using a vibrator.  It is quick.  It is easy.  You...

Why Would You Use Vaginal Estrogen? Aug 25th, 2016

Why Use Vaginal Estrogen And What You Should KnowWhy would a woman want to use vaginal estrogen? And why would a doctor like me, Dr. Pam, prescribe it? We are so scared of the word “estrogen.”  There are 2 types of estrogen replacement therapy.  One is systemic which goes through your...

What Is Peri-Menopause? Aug 25th, 2016

Peri-Menopause – Puberty in ReversePeri-Menopause is a word that is thrown around by women, by men, by doctors.  What does it really mean?  I like to explain it as puberty in reverse.  You may develop acne that is unbearable.  I have more patients in their 40’s on Accutane than I have...

Why Should We Use Vaginal Moisturizers? Aug 25th, 2016

Vaginal Moisturizers Are A Must Have-Must Do Kind of Thing Why should you use vaginal moisturizers?  I want women to have vaginal awareness.  Think about it.  You don’t walk out of the house without putting moisturizer on your hands. In fact, everyone of you probably has moisturizer in your pocketbooks, in your...

Why Humans Have Sex; The True Answers To Our Questions Aug 10th, 2016

At my Medical Sex Therapy course, I was asked to review this article on why humans have sex.  The first part of this review discusses the article itself, and then I will give you my assessment.  I hope that you enjoy!This article is the compilation of two Studies.  The first...

An Introduction to Menopausal Health Jul 25th, 2016

So many little girls around the age of 10 start to look forward to getting their menstrual period. Thankfully, we prepare them so well now. We have all known or heard about girls in years past that were terrified when they got their first menstrual period when no one had...

Dr. Pam’s Recipe For Vaginal Health Jul 25th, 2016

My mission is to achieve a lifetime of vaginal health for my patients. It is my passion to take care of you the best way available. I have found products in the marketplace that are specifically made for vaginal health. If you have questions or want to see more of...

Dense Breasts on Mammogram Jul 24th, 2016

Dense Breasts?  Isn’t that good?  Doesn’t that make them seem firm and perky?A woman waiting to get her mammogram Dense Breasts on your Mammogram Report?So, you just got your mammogram report from your doctor and she said, “Your mammogram is normal,” and you breathe a sigh of relief.  Then you are hit...

Menopause Documentary- Love Sweat & Tears Aug 9th, 2015

 A Menopause Documentary: Over 60 million women in the United States alone face menopause.Over 2 million women will face it this year. There are 6,000 women that face the onset of menopause every day. About 75% of all of these women will suffer from the symptoms of menopause. Dr. Pam (Dr. Pamela...

Dr. Pam Says This Pending Drug Approval is Not Viagra For Women Jul 14th, 2015

Dr. Pam (Dr. Pamela Gaudry)- The leading authority on Menopause says this is not Viagra for women and has also given important information about the pending drug approval for women experiencing low sexual drive and who are seeking help for change. Dr. Pam helps women who suffer with consequences of menopause and...

Dr. Pam- Savannah Menopause Wins Nomination- Doctor of The Year Jul 8th, 2015

 Dear Dr. Pam,Congratulations on being nominated as Physician of the Year 2015. Your willingness to go above and beyond for not only your patients and families, but also your co-workers has been recognized. While the winners have been announced, we wanted the nominees to receive the kind remarks made in their...

What are Bio-identical Hormones? Jun 4th, 2015

Many women perceive that plant estrogens (or phytoestrogens), because they are “natural,” are safer than standard FDA approved estrogens. Data on phytoestrogens for the relief of hot flashes are conflicting, but the majority of studies have not demonstrated benefit. The “bio-identical” approach generally refers to the prescribing of individualized doses of...

What can I do about mood swings in the Peri-Menopausal Transition? Jun 4th, 2015

Very low-dose anti-depressants or anti-anxiety medications help with the emotional changes of peri-menopause and menopausal transition. My favorite drug in the world to use for this is a low dose of Prozac®. If you read the medical journals and textbooks, you always will see Effexor®, Paxil®, and Wellbutrin® discussed for menopause....

What Herbal Remedies Are Available For Menopausal Symptoms? Jun 4th, 2015

A number of herbal treatments have been promoted as a “natural” remedy for hot flashes. In fact, many postmenopausal women use black cohosh for hot flashes, but clinical trials have shown that it is not more effective than a placebo. Herbal treatments are not recommended for hot flashes or other...

What Can I Do About Insomnia During Menopause? Jun 4th, 2015

You first must have a good sleep routine. This is imperative. Make sure that the bedroom is used for sleep or sex. It is not a good idea to watch TV or read before you go to sleep. Have a special “routine” that you follow to show your body that...

Can Women Benefit From Male Hormones in Menopause? Jun 4th, 2015

Do women make male hormones? Yes. They are called androgens. The major androgens in women are dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S), dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), androstenedione (A), testosterone (T), and dihydrotestosterone (DHT).As expected, the production of all of these androgens decreases as women age. After menopause, male hormone production is the main role of...

What Will My Husband Think if I Use A Vibrator? Jun 4th, 2015

This is an incredibly common question in my practice. Even though most women who are committed to getting their vagina “in shape” for the menopausal years, leave the office with a vibrator to help with vaginal health, they worry if their husbands will be upset. I have heard terrible worries...

Why Should I Use A Vaginal Moisturizer? Jun 4th, 2015

There are several vaginal moisturizers that can be used just like you would use regular moisturizers on your face, hands, or body. These are safe, non-hormonal products that work well for mild symptoms. These are different than using lubricants for vaginal intercourse. They are intended for use multiple times per...

Why Would You Use Vaginal Estrogen? Jun 4th, 2015

The best thing to prevent vaginal atrophy is vaginal estrogen placement. There are three ways to give local estrogen to the estrogen receptors in and around your vagina and bladder. A vaginal estrogen cream, a vaginal estrogen pill, or a vaginal estrogen ring are the three options. The first option is the...

Why should I use a vibrator? Jun 4th, 2015

I think that women should use vibrators regularly. Vibrators are wonderful. The vibrators that I have available for my patients to purchase in my office are slender, pretty, and coated in a soft silicone covering. They are made from medical grade silicone and plastics. These products are used for personal...

Is there a Libido Pill for Women? Jun 3rd, 2015

Women come in every day and ask me for a libido pill.  There isn’t one for women.  Some women say that they respond to Viagra.  If it is working for my patient, and she and her partner are happy, and her risks for taking the drug are acceptable, I may...

What is an orgasm? Jun 3rd, 2015

What exactly is an orgasm?  According to Encyclopedia Britannica™, the orgasm is a physiological state of heightened sexual excitement and gratification that is followed by relaxation of sexual tensions and the body’s muscles.  In the female, orgasm is marked by a feeling of sudden and intense pleasure, an abrupt increase...

Being Post-Menopausal Jun 3rd, 2015

Once you have not had a menstrual period for 12 months, you are now officially“menopausal” or “post-menopausal.”  These terms are used interchangeably. Many women have symptoms of menopause for a couple of years after they reach menopause while others have symptoms for up to twenty years or more.

Is Memory Loss or Dementia a Symptom of Menopause? Jun 3rd, 2015

Dementia is a decrease in mental function that involves learning and memory, language, function, attention, motor skills, and social memory. To get the diagnosis of dementia, the memory loss has to be severe enough to interfere with daily function and independence.  Alzheimer disease is the most common form of dementia...

How do you treat hot flashes? Jun 3rd, 2015

You probably can’t avoid hot flashes during menopause, but there are things that may bring them on more often or cause them to be more severe. To prevent hot flashes, avoid the following triggers:  Stress, caffeine, alcohol, spicy foods, tight Other things you can do to keep hot flashes at bay include:Stay cool....

What is Menopause? Jun 3rd, 2015

You are completely menopausal, and it is official when a woman has:No periods (amenorrhea) for a full yearNo more eggs in the ovariesNo  more estrogen is made by the ovaries

What is Peri-Menopause? Jun 3rd, 2015

A woman is officially “menopausal” when she has not had a menstrual period for 12 months.  However, the “peri-menopausal era” is a very ill-defined time frame from about age 40 until a woman has had no periods for 12 months.  What does peri-menopause mean?  Sometimes when women have a bad day,...

Bleeding Abnormalities With Menopause Jun 3rd, 2015

How do I Treat the Bleeding Abnormalities in the Peri-Menopause?The bleeding abnormalities in menopause can be horrible.  Bleeding can be normal during this time of your life but, first and foremost, it must be considered a symptom. The number one thing your doctor must do is make sure that you...

Hot Flashes – A Symptom of Menopause Jun 2nd, 2015

A hot flash, sometimes called a hot flush, is a quick feeling of heat and usually causes a red, flushed face and sweating of the face and scalp. The exact cause of hot flashes is not known, but may be related to changes in circulation. Hot flashes happen when the blood vessels near the...

Love, Sweat & Tears Apr 25th, 2015

Dr. Pamela Dee is on a mission to “Save The Menopausal Vaginas of America!” Her goal is to de-stigmatize Menopause and start the “Menopause Romance Revolution” in America. As America’s first Menopause Romance Doctor, she won’t rest until every woman understands what menopause is, and what they can do to...

WTOC Prime Interview with Dr. Pam Apr 16th, 2015

Watch Dr. Pam’s in depth interview with WTOC.  She discussions her passion for helping menopausal women, her views on saving intimacy in marriage and long-term relationships, and survivorship medicine.