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Archive for July, 2011

WHAT REGULATES BLOOD PRESSURE?

Your blood pressure varies throughout each day. When you are exercising and your body requires greater blood flow, the pressure increases. When you are resting, blood pressure decreases; it is lowest when you are asleep. It may change when you become excited, when you have a sudden injury, or after you smoke a cigarette. Many […]

GENDER AND BDD ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN BDD AND GENDER: BDD ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN – EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR BDD

People who get effective treatment for BDD (SRIs and/or cognitive-behavioral therapy) tend to do much better than this over time. In a study of people I treated in my clinical practice, all of whom received medication and some of whom also received cognitive-behavioral therapy, 58% had attained partial or full remission from BDD (i.e., they […]

EXTERNAL FEMALE ANATOMY: CLITORIS

The word “clitoris” (derived from a Greek word meaning “small hill”) can be pronounced with the accent on either the first or second syllable, there being no general consensus on pro-nunication, since this term lacks the household-word status of its closest relative, the penis (see Chapter 6, prenatal differentiation). The clitoris is a highly specialized […]