Dr. Mache Blog


Baby After 40?

Women are waiting longer today to have their first baby. And even in the best of conditions, making a baby can take time; up to one year. For young women, fertility begins to fall off after age 27. The research shows that for women between the ages of 19 and 26, the chances of conceiving …


One Doctor's Quest to Change Medicine Through Song

Great article by Carey Goldberg on CommonHealth about using music to change our relationship with patients and our approach to healthcare. It’s all part of a triple aim put forward by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to provide better health, better health care and lower cost. http://commonhealth.wbur.org/2012/02/singing-doctor-mache-seibel/#more-18684


Women's Sexuality in Menopause

A few years ago Karen Giblin asked me to write a theme song called Red Hot Mama for her Red Hot Mama’s menopause organization. One of the lines in it goes – “Just because I’m in the ‘Pause doesn’t mean I’m dead.” That line underscores what a number of studies show; that sexual activity is alive …


New Study on Sexual Satisfaction in Older Women: Use It, Don't Lose It

Aging Americans can and do enjoy high levels of sexual satisfaction. A new study published in the January 2012 issue of the American Journal of Medicine on sexual activity in older American women contained both good news and potential concerns. The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine study,[1] followed 806 older women in …