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How Does Obesity Affect Sexual Function?

Just how does obesity contribute to sexual dysfunction? Researchers explain several ways extra weight might lead to sexual problems.

Benzocaine Wipes Might Help Men with Premature Ejaculation

Men with premature ejaculation (PE) may eventually have a new treatment option: benzocaine wipes.

Yoga May Help Prostate Cancer Patients Cope with Radiation Side Effects

Men coping with side effects from prostate cancer treatment might want to consider taking a yoga class.

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What’s Causing Your Low Sex Drive?

Here are some of the more common libido-busters faced by men and women, along with links to help you learn more.

Fertility Options for Men with Cancer

Cancer and its treatment can have a big impact on a man’s fertility. Men should know that, in some cases, fathering children biologically will be a challenge. However, there are also options available that provide hope.

Health Benefits of Sex

Good sexual health is part of good overall health. That’s a fact we consider often here at SexHealthMatters.org. But have you ever wondered just how having sex is good for your health?

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Women’s Treatment with Oxytocin Could Help Male Partners, Too

Oxytocin treatment for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) could benefit both female patients and their male partners, according to a study published in Fertility and Sterility.

pH-Balanced Vaginal Gel No Better Than Placebo for Sexual Pain

Recently, scientists tested a pH-balanced vaginal gel to see if it might alleviate vaginal pain of breast cancer survivors. However, this gel didn’t appear to be any better than a placebo.

A Stronger “Sexual Afterglow” Helps Couples Bond for the Long Term

Sex is important for pair bonding, but most couples don’t have sex every day. So how do they stay bonded? The “afterglow” might explain.