The Essentials of Men’s Sexual Health

Men’s sexual health is about more than having a good sex life. Men often ignore many aspects of healthy sexual functioning — until something goes wrong. They may be embarrassed to admit to sexual problems, whether physical or emotional. Don't turn your back on your sexual health. Whether you're concerned about erections, ejaculation, or the prostate gland, remember that the problem is within your control. Learn what you can about your sexual health and genitals, and seek professional help as needed.

Anatomy of the Human Penis

Knowing how a penis functions can provide useful insight into sex and the human body — whether you want to understand the penis and male anatomy better or learning about it for the first time. [more…]

How to Physically Check for Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer can be deadly. Luckily, the disease is also easily curable — if a man finds it in time. Testicular cancer usually begins as a painless lump, which can be found without a doctor’s help [more…]

What Causes Testicular Pain?

If a man is experiencing testicular pain, he wants relief. Right away. After all, the testicles are highly sensitive — so much so that even the thought of being struck there can cause some men to experience [more…]

Checking the Prostate Gland

Having regular prostate exams are important as a man ages. The prostate gland — located below the bladder — can become enlarged and cause increased frequent urination. This problem, called [more…]

Treating Prostate Conditions

If you suffer from a prostate condition, you should be seeking a doctor’s help. Doctors have various treatments for prostate conditions, both medicinal and surgical. In some cases, such as prostate cancer [more…]

Erectile Dysfunction: The Causes and Treatments

Erectile dysfunction (ED), also called impotence, is the term used when a man is unable to have an erection. Erectile dysfunction is the second most common male sexual problem. Although ED can strike at [more…]

How to Deal with Short-Term Impotence

Impotence — meaning, the inability to have an erection when desired — frightens men, even though many have suffered from impotence at some point. Men may confuse [more…]

The Connection between Men's Health and Erections

Impotence and erectile dysfunction (ED) may seem like health tragedies to the men who suffer from them. In fact, the ability to have an erection may be more centrally connected to good health than you [more…]

How to Deal with Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation is a common but stressful concern, and not just among young men. A premature ejaculator can’t keep himself from ejaculating (or “coming”) before he wants to. The cause is not physical [more…]

Retarded Ejaculation: When a Man Can't Ejaculate

Believe it or not, there is such a thing as lasting too long during sex. Retarded ejaculation (or male orgasmic disorder) is a condition in which a man can’t make himself ejaculate. Whether in a man or [more…]

How to Deal with a Permanent Erection

What's commonly called a permanent erection is an erection that won’t go away within four hours; the medical term for this condition is priapism. In priapism, blood becomes trapped in the penis and cannot [more…]

How to Deal with a Bent Penis

A bent penis is an erect penis that curves to one side or the other — and in most cases, it is absolutely normal. A curved penis simply can be a result of individual anatomy. If, however, your penis has [more…]

How to Deal with Low Libido in Men

Lack of sexual desire, or low libido, can affect men and women. Low libido isn't just a “slump,” but a continued lack of desire to have sex for a period of time. What causes low male libido ranges from [more…]

Basic Causes of Male Infertility

If a couple tries to conceive but can’t seem to do it, one of the first things that doctors look for is a problem with the man’s sperm. Sperm compose about 5 to 10 percent of semen, and are the only part [more…]

Understanding Male Circumcision and Sex

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin from the penis, and it's done mostly for cultural or religious reasons. Baby boys are always circumcised in Jewish and Muslim cultures, and many Western [more…]

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