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Understanding Genital Warts and Herpes

One out of four Americans between the ages of 15 and 55 will contract at least one sexually transmitted disease. The more you know, the more you can prevent this from happening to you. Below, two incurable [more…]

Sex after a Heart Attack

Not every ailment is visible, and one of the most common problems that affect sexual functioning is a heart attack. [more…]

Perimenopause: Easing the Transition from Menstruation to Menopause

Menstruation and menopause are well-known biological milestones in a female’s life. Contrary to popular thinking, menopause is not the period of months or years when a woman is “going through the change [more…]

How to Recognise PCOS Symptoms

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is described as a syndrome rather than a disease because it shows up as a group of signs and symptoms that can occur in any combination. Here are some of the symptoms [more…]

Tips for PCOS Sufferers

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome isn’t a nice condition but the good news is that you can keep the symptoms more or less completely at bay. Here are some tips to help you: [more…]

How to Handle PCOS Symptoms through Low-Carb Substitutions

The cornerstone to controlling PCOS symptoms is eating the low-GI (Glycaemic Index) way, where carbs break down slowly into your bloodstream so your blood sugar levels remain stable. Try these simple swaps [more…]

What to Expect after a Hysterectomy

What type of recovery you’ll experience after having your uterus removed depends largely on the kind of hysterectomy you have. Generally, abdominal and radical hysterectomies bring the greatest post-operative [more…]

Do You Have Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder?

If you’re a woman who is distressed and unhappy because you’ve gone a long time without experiencing sexual interest, either in the form of fantasies or wanting actual physical contact, you could be suffering [more…]

Why Safe Sex Is Important

Often, safe sex messages are geared toward younger people — but sexually active people of all ages should be aware. Safe sex is about taking precautions: Sexual intercourse with someone of the opposite [more…]

How to Talk to Your Daughter about Her Period

Talking about the miracle of menstruation is a necessary part of helping your daughter make the transition from little girl to young woman. While the thought of discussing such a personal matter can leave [more…]

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…]

The Human Vagina and Other Female Anatomy

Understanding women's sexual (or reproductive) organs such as the vagina, uterus, and vulva is as integral to sex as understanding the penis. Demystifying female anatomy is key to good sexual functioning [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 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…]

Women's Health: How to Do Kegel Exercises

Kegel exercises target the muscles in your genitals. These muscles are often weakened from the stretching that occurs during childbirth, but any woman — including those who have never been pregnant — can [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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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