95- Injection Therapies to Improve Sexual Function With Dr. Summer Beattie

95- Injection Therapies to Improve Sexual Function With Dr. Summer Beattie

By Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

December 7, 2019

The data shows that as we age, our overall sexual health can start to run into some issues.

For men, this could mean you start to have erectile dysfunction. For women, you might have problems reaching orgasm, or maybe some issues with incontinence.

With advancements in medicine, we are starting to have more and more options to improve these types of health problems. And one of the newcomers on the block to help with sexual function is injection therapy.


How Can Injection Therapy Help With Sexual Function?

You have probably heard of some forms of injection therapy, such as stem cells, and their uses is orthopedics. Right now the results people are getting with injection therapy in orthopedics is pretty outstanding, which is why the thought of using it for sexual function is pretty neat.

One of the types of injections used for sexual health is PRP, or Platelet Rich Plasma. PRP helps to accelerate the regeneration of healthy tissues in the sites where it is injected. Which is very promising for issues such as ED or desensitization.

What To Expect From This Episode

  • What are the different types of injection therapies currently in use
  • How can injection therapies help improve Erectile Dysfunction
  • Can these therapies increase clitoral sensitivity in women
  • Which lifestyle factors can enhance your regenerative injection therapy results


  • [2:30] Learn about Dr. Summer Beattie's background
  • [3:40] What are the different types of injection therapies available
  • [6:00] Is there a difference between Prolotherapy and PRP
  • [6:40] There are multiple types of injection therapies that are beneficial for sexual health
  • [9:30] When using PRP for incontinence, do you also layer in pelvic floor exercises to enhance the process
  • [16:45] Do you draw blood all at the same time, or can you use blood from multiple draws
  • [20:15] How does the body know to use the cell signalling molecules to enhance healthy tissue responses
  • [23:15] For men with low testosterone, are you layering the PRP injections with hormonal treatment options
  • [27:30] Will insurance start to cover the costs of these treatments
  • [29:45] Is there a way for PRP injections to help increase penile size
  • [31:15] How long does PRP last for
  • [36:15] Do men have issues with sensitivity, or is it only women
  • [37:30] Both men and women have emotional ties to sensitivity or the inability to reach orgasm
  • [38:45] Incontinence doesn't have to be something women deal with, and there are solutions to help with it. Christina Christie also talked about this in Episode 44
  • [40:45] What is Dr. Summer Beattie's morning routine

Resources From This Episode

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  • Learn about Injection Therapies for orthopedic conditions- Listen Here

Transcript For Episode (Transcripts aren't even close to 100% Accurate)

Learn More About Dr. Summer Beattie

Dr. Summer Beattie teaches how to use injection therapies like PRP to improve sexual function

Dr. Summer Beattie teaches how to use injection therapies like PRP to improve sexual function

About the author

Bryan Carroll CFMP, NTP, FAFS

Bryan Carroll is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Movement Therapist who helps the outdoors community to reduce injuries and improve their health so they can get back to exploring nature. His big health crisis from mold exposure taught him the importance of finding the root causes to illnesses so you can take back control of your life. He is also the host of the Summit For Wellness Podcast.

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