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You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’?

Did you read The 50 Shades of Grey books? The series had a huge following and no matter if you thought the subject scandalous or the writing poor, the gauntlet has been thrown: The majority of the books were bought by women and the subsequent movie has been a huge box-office hit. Think about this; an erotic movie designed for the enjoyment of women more than men.

Coincidental to this, the FDA recently hosted an open forum to address the fact that although there are over 20 approved to help men with sexual dysfunction, there is nothing for women. Currently, the only Class A therapy for low female libido is Testosterone. Yet even these Testosterone patches, designed for men only, are too potent for women and must be cut into smaller pieces. And that’s not where the neglect ends. Researchers have now spent 1.5 billion dollars trying to get “the little pink pill” (female version of Viagra) approved — so far, without success.

Women Can Improve Sexual Intimacy

In short, women’s sexual response has become the focus of both science and entertainment thus displaying a long over-due shift in societal attitudes toward women’s sexuality and sexual health. But the journey is far from over.

Why Is Sex Important?

why sex is importantWhy the concern? Why not just spend money on cancer research? Because, the reality is that sex is not just about pleasure – it’s about heightened creativity and functioning and about strengthening a relationship through improved intimacy:  This intimacy in turn improves the stability of the family unit. And, research has proven that sex is important to physical and psychological health.

Some sexual dysfunction is a result of relationship issues, and counseling or sex education can address this. But issues with intimacy are not always the cause of this dysfunction. Consider this: In the 1980’s physicians routinely told men that erectile dysfunction was a psychological problem. We of course now know that erectile dysfunction most commonly results from low Testosterone levels and decreased circulation of blood to the penis. Neither of these can be helped with counseling. As for female sexual dysfunction, although this is the 21st century, there are still many “experts” who believe female sexual dysfunction, (which affects up to 50% of women at some time in their life) can be ‘fixed’ with counseling, lubrication and a good vibrator. Resultantly, many women suffer in silence, too embarrassed by snickers and snide remarks to seek help.

The O Shot Improves a Low Sex Drive in Women

Acutely aware of these facts and being a strong advocate for women, in 2011, Dr. Charles Runels developed the only alternative to off-label medical therapies for female sexual dysfunction: The “O” Shot. This procedure has gained media attention through programs such as 20/20, Fox News and the Dr. Oz Show as well as through national women’s magazines such as Cosmo, Harper’s Bazaar and Tatler. And, as recent as March 14, 2015, oscars gift bagsan article about it was featured in the New York Post. Also, a coupon for The O Shot was in The Oscar’s Gift Bag this year.

The “O” Shot is a painless procedure which utilizes the Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) of your own body. It is performed by specially trained physicians, takes about 30 minutes, has no  side effects or down time and is effective the overwhelming majority of time. In addition to treating sexual dysfunction, the “O” Shot can also be a very helpful treatment for female urinary incontinence…a quality-of-life issue that commonly affects many women after childbirth or menopause.

Considering both of these conditions, the “O” Shot could benefit about 40% of all women. randali_appt_buttonI admit, I was intrigued and had an “O” Shot myself; I am now reaping the benefits…
If you think an O Shot could help you (or someone you know), visit my web site: or Dr. Runel’s website: Then, celebrate being female(!) and give us a call at 717-560-4460.

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