About | Free Trial

Last Update

2013-12-08T00:00:00.000Z

This profile was last updated on . .

Is this you? Claim your profile.

Background Information

Employment History

Owner and Co-Founder

New England WomenCenter

National Expert

New England WomenCenter

Affiliations

Scientific Advisory Board
American Menopause Foundation , Inc.

Medical and Scientific Advisory Board Member
American Menopause Foundation , Inc.

Education



University of Bridgeport , Connecticut



Geisinger Medical Center

graduate nursing degrees

Boston College

graduate nursing degrees

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Web References (24 Total References)


Stalled sex drive?

www.arginmax.com [cached]

"Libido is connected to our levels of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), a hormone the body uses to produce the sex hormones estrogen and testosterone," says Susan Doughty, APRN-CNP, an OB-GYN nurse practitioner and co-founder of New England WomenCenter in Portland, Maine.


Meet Our Staff

www.newenglandwomencenter.com [cached]

Susan E. D. Doughty, the owner and co-founder... ...of New England WomenCenter, has been in practice for over thirty years. Susan is a national expert and guest-lecturer on menopause and has extensive background with cardiovascular patients. She has published on the topics of menopause, pacemakers, nurse-managed health centers, and advanced practice nursing. She is a graduate of Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania and the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Her graduate nursing degrees are from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Boston College. She is nationally certified as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner and on the scientific advisory board of the American Menopause Foundation. Susan is an avid reader and enjoys sailing, kayaking and singing. She is married and the mother of two adult children.

...
Having held secretarial and Administrative Assistant positions for over 50 years, Shirley retired and decided to come to "work" volunteering at NEWC founded by her daughter-in-law, Susan.


American Menopause Association

www.americanmenopause.org [cached]

Susan E. D. Doughty,


"When we stop ovulating and having ...

dianeatwood.com [cached]

"When we stop ovulating and having periods, both hormones drop - estrogen quite precipitously," explains Susan Doughty, a women's health nurse practitioner. Susan founded the New England WomenCenter, which recently merged with Coastal Women's Health Care in Scarborough.

Our testosterone levels lower more gradually after menopause says Susan, along with another hormone called DHEA, which converts to estrogen and testosterone. A man's testosterone levels decrease with age, but much more gradually, which is why they are usually more interested in the sexual act than women. And why there can be a lot of tension in some postmenopausal relationships.
Problem solving
When a woman comes into her office with sex-related issues, Susan says the first thing they talk about is the relationship with her partner. She asks, "Is it intimate? Is it trustworthy? Is there any abuse or exploitation? The second thing - is it comfortable?"
By comfortable, she means does it hurt to have intercourse? Estrogen triggers a natural lubricant and without it, the vagina becomes drier and less flexible. Thankfully, there are solutions to the problem. "We supply local estrogen to the vagina that stays put and doesn't get absorbed into the body," says Susan.
...
Counseling may be appropriate, but if the relationship is strong and you're both willing to work together on the issues, Susan suggests trying to make regular sexual contact a priority. Put it on your calendar! "Plan a time during the day when neither person is tired," she recommends.
...
"If that's the goal, then it can be a disappointment," says Susan, "because sometimes the orgasm is elusive.
...
If you'd like to learn more about sex after menopause, Susan suggests checking out the website MiddlesexMD.


Meet Our Staff

www.newenglandwomencenter.com [cached]

Susan E. D. Doughty, the owner and co-founder ... ... of New England WomenCenter, has been in practice for over thirty years. Susan is a national expert and guest-lecturer on menopause and has extensive background with cardiovascular patients. She has published on the topics of menopause, pacemakers, nurse-managed health centers, and advanced practice nursing. She is a graduate of Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania and the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut. Her graduate nursing degrees are from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Boston College. She is nationally certified as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner and on the scientific advisory board of the American Menopause Foundation. Susan is an avid reader and enjoys sailing, kayaking and singing. She is married and the mother of two adult children.

...
After working in a variety of positions in the medical community in Boston and Portland, Barbara became acquainted with Susan and became an integral part of the initial structure of New England WomenCenter.
...
Having held secretarial and Administrative Assistant positions for over 50 years, Shirley retired and decided to come to "work" volunteering at NEWC founded by her daughter-in-law, Susan.

Similar Profiles

Other People with this Name

Other people with the name Doughty

Simon Doughty
Wallem Group Limited

Ben Doughty
Polar Seal

Tex Doughty
Hakkasan Group

Ashley Doughty

Dennis Doughty
Lola Travel Company Inc

Browse ZoomInfo's Business Contact Directory by City

Browse ZoomInfo's
Business People Directory

Browse ZoomInfo's
Advanced Company Directory