Sexual vitality and sexual wellness are important aspects of your overall health and
sense of well-being. Dr. Lonnele Ball and her health care team at the Institute for
Predictive Medicine & Longevity, located in the Pacific Heights community of San
Francisco, can help identify physical factors that often contribute to declines in
sexual satisfaction or reproductive health, such as hormone imbalances. These
dedicated professionals use advanced diagnostics, precision medicine & behavioral
interventions to address issues such as decreased libido, erectile dysfunction,
infertility problems, and other sexual concerns in a warm and caring environment. Call today or schedule your visit online.
What is Sexual Wellness?
Sexual wellness is a broad term that encompasses many aspects of the human
sexual experience. It can include emotional and physical factors that lead to a
satisfying sexual encounter. Health issues such as infertility and erectile dysfunction
also fall under the umbrella of sexual wellness.
Disorders that affect any of these sexual wellness factors can impact your physical
and emotional health, often take a toll on your self-image, and may interfere with
significant relationships. The experts at the Institute for Predictive Medicine &
Longevity use advanced technology to identify physical factors that may affect your
sexual health, and they design treatment plans that can effectively restore your
physical and psychological satisfaction with sexual intercourse.
What are common sexual health issues?
Common medical disorders that can affect your sexual health include:
Reproductive system disorders, including cancer
Gynecologic conditions such as endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and menopause
Urinary system problems, including incontinence and urinary tract infections
Erectile dysfunction (ED), painful intercourse, and loss of sexual desire (libido)
The predictive medicine approach used by the Institute for Predictive Medicine &
Longevity enables your physician to develop an effective treatment strategy that’s
tailored to fit your unique sexual health concerns.
How does predictive medicine help with sexual health issues?
Predictive medicine uses a personalized approach to diagnose and design treatment
plans for illnesses, diseases, and other factors that affect your health, including
sexual health. The predictive medicine model relies on a wide variety of traditional
and advanced diagnostic tools to help evaluate your current status and address your
The success of infertility treatments, for example, can vary greatly due to subtle
differences in each patient. Before recommending fertility treatments, predictive
medicine practitioners evaluate your hormone biomarkers (measurable substances
in your bloodstream) to determine which therapy protocol has the best chance of success.
The institute also offers genetic screening for individuals who are concerned about
hereditary reproductive cancers, including cancers of the:
Endometrium (uterine lining)
The Endocrine Team at the Institute for Predictive Medicine & Longevity not
only addresses sexual dysfunction but also works closely with transgender
women and men to design precise hormone replacement therapy that is
monitored real-time & responsive to patient needs. For answers to your
sexual wellness concerns, call the Institute for Predictive Medicine &