Sexual performance anxiety and erectile dysfunction (ED) are both troublesome issues, and it’s possible for a man to have both. But they do have some clear differences. A man with sexual performance anxiety occurs worries about his sexual function or his ability to please his partner sexually. He might have questions like these: Will I […]
Number of sexual partners, age at first intercourse, and ejaculation frequency appear to influence a man’s risk for prostate cancer, according to new research. The notion that sexual activity might affect prostate cancer risk has been controversial. A meta-analysis published in 2002 reported that increased ejaculation frequency and having more sexual partners were associated with […]
Some women claim that vibrator use causes their vaginal nerve endings to “deaden,” leaving them unable to reach orgasm. However, most information about “dead vagina syndrome” is limited to viral stories on the internet. The condition has not been widely researched by scientists, and claims are not substantiated by medical studies. Vibrators are popular sex […]
Cycling has been linked to genital numbness in both men and women, as well as erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. But the use of a seatpost shock absorber could be worth investigation, scientists report. As bicycles do not have shock absorbers, oscillation forces hit the perineum directly, contributing to micro-trauma and pudendal nerve palsy. This […]
When counseling married couples, health care professionals should consider the wives’ orgasm experiences, according to the authors of a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study.
Like women, men see their sex hormone levels drop as they get older. Sometimes, this process is called male menopause or andropause, but it differs greatly from female menopause.