“SEX IN OUR CITY” SEMINAR TO BE HELD OCT. 20 AT ALVARADO HOSPITAL

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Event includes Hors d’oeuvres and Discussion on Flibanserin and Other Sexual Health/Relationship Topics for Women

September 7, 2015 (San Diego)-- With FDA approval of the new libido drug for women – flibanserin – women finally have options. This is the first FDA libido drug approved for women, despite the fact that Viagra was approved for men 17 years ago.

San Diego women are invited to attend “Sex in Our City” seminar to learn more about flibanserin (to be marketed as Addyi), as well as what else on the horizon for women in terms of dealing with low sex drives, sexual health in young women and pre- and post-menopause, bedroom secrets to enhance your relationship, hormone treatments and alternatives, and other topics.

“Sex in Our City,” San Diego's most popular sexual health event for women, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 20, and includes Sex in the City-themed appetizers, dessert table and mocktails. Hosted by Alvarado Hospital, “Sex in Our City” will be led by world-renowned expert Irwin Goldstein, MD, and sex therapist Rose Hartzell, PhD, EdS.

Seating is limited for this FREE event so sign up early to ensure you get a seat for you and your BFF (best friend foreover, or sister, mom…). Due to the sensitivity of the subject matter, this is for women-only. Pre-registration is required by calling (800) ALVARADO (800-258-2723) or sign up online. (link: http://www.alvaradohospital.com/About-Us/Event-Registration.aspx)

Dr. Irwin Goldstein, medical director of the sexual medicine program at Alvarado Hospital, has authored more than 325 publications in the field of sexual dysfunction, with 20 consecutive years of funding by the National Institutes of Health in this area. He is editor-in-chief of The Journal of Sexual Medicine and has received multiple lifetime achievement awards for his pioneering efforts in sexual medicine. He appears regularly on FOX5 and is interviewed frequently by national publications, such as New York Times, US News & World Report, Yahoo Health, Medscape and others.

Dr. Rose Hartzell is also an expert consultant/writer and is the sex therapy ambassador for The 100 Women Project.  She serves as a monthly sex expert for FOX5 News in San Diego and has been featured on CW6 in San Diego. She has been quoted in many magazine and newspaper articles, including The New York Times and Women’s Health magazine.