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What Are Some Common Misconceptions About LGBTQ+ Sexual Health?

What Are Some Common Misconceptions About LGBTQ+ Sexual Health?

In honor of Pride Month, it is essential to address and dispel common misconceptions about LGBTQ+ sexual health. Misunderstandings and myths can have significant consequences, leading to misinformation, stigma, and inadequate healthcare for certain populations. Here, we will explore some of the most prevalent misconceptions about LGBTQ+ sexual health and provide accurate information to foster better understanding and inclusivity.

Daily Testosterone Variation in Men With Symptoms of Testosterone Deficiency

Daily Testosterone Variation in Men With Symptoms of Testosterone Deficiency

Testosterone (T) is crucial for various body functions in men, and understanding variations in T levels during the day can help health care professionals get a better understanding of a man’s health. Low testosterone, combined with symptoms like low sex drive and fatigue, is called testosterone deficiency (TD), affecting many men.

What are the risks of Testosterone therapy?

Medical professionals may have differing opinions on the possible side effects of testosterone therapy. In this video from the International Society for Sexual Medicine, experts in the field of sexual medicine discuss the possible risks of testosterone therapy.

How Might Traditional Masculinity Norms Affect Men’s Sexual Health?

How Might Traditional Masculinity Norms Affect Men’s Sexual Health?

June marks Men’s Health Month, an opportune time to dive into the intricate relationship between masculinity norms and men’s sexual health. While traditional masculinity norms have been deeply ingrained in societies for generations, their implications on various aspects of men’s lives, including sexual health, have garnered increasing attention in recent years. This article explores the ways in which traditional masculinity norms can influence men’s sexual health and well-being.

Are Treatments for Vaginal Laxity Safe and Effective?

Are Treatments for Vaginal Laxity Safe and Effective?

Vaginal laxity is a condition where the vagina feels loose, often affecting sexual satisfaction. Definitions of vaginal laxity have evolved over time, but is has been described as feeling like an “empty hole,” a wide vagina, or the decreased sensation of penile penetration during sexual activity.

How Can PTSD Impact Intimate Relationships?

How Can PTSD Impact Intimate Relationships?

June marks PTSD Awareness Month, a time to shed light on the challenges faced by those living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While PTSD often brings to mind its psychological and emotional toll, its effects extend into intimate relationships, influencing sexual health and closeness between partners. Understanding these impacts is important for individuals and their partners seeking to navigate these challenges with empathy and support.

Episode 35: The Effect of Nutraceuticals on Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)

Join us in this episode, with guest Giorgio Russo and host Shelly Varod, as we delve into the world of nutraceuticals, those intriguing compounds bridging the gap between food and medicine. We'll start by unraveling the concept of nutraceuticals and their pivotal role in maintaining overall health.

Glans Penis Volume May Be a Predictor of Lifelong Premature Ejaculation

Glans Penis Volume May Be a Predictor of Lifelong Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation (PE), a condition in which a man ejaculates sooner than he or his partner would like during sexual activity (in less than 2-3 minutes), affects many men globally. However, its causes are not entirely clear. Various factors, both physical and psychological, contribute to PE. Past research has explored links between PE and physical attributes like penis length and circumcision scars but hasn’t looked at nerve endings in the penis head, or glans penis.

Will I benefit from Testosterone therapy?

Problems with erections, low sexual energy, and fatigue are symptoms that may be associated with low testosterone. In this video from the International Society for Sexual Medicine, sexual health experts explain who may benefit from testosterone therapy.

My Pap Was Abnormal - Now What?

My Pap Was Abnormal - Now What?

An abnormal Pap smear result can be a distressing experience for many women. It’s natural to feel worried or anxious about what it means for your health. However, it is important to understand that an abnormal result doesn’t necessarily indicate cancer. In fact, most abnormal Pap smears are caused by minor infections or changes in cervical cells that can be easily treated. Here’s what you need to know and expect after receiving an abnormal Pap smear result.

Testosterone Therapy for Women With HSDD

Testosterone Therapy for Women With HSDD

Introduction

Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) is a medical condition that affects many women, causing low libido and distress. It has been established that low levels of testosterone can cause low libido in men, and testosterone therapy (TTh) can be an effective treatment option. Testosterone therapy has also shown promise in treating HSDD in women, especially postmenopausal women, improving sexual function and satisfaction.

Sexual Function in Living Kidney Donors

Sexual Function in Living Kidney Donors

Living kidney donation helps address the shortage of kidneys for patients with kidney failure, or end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Despite a temporary drop due to the pandemic, living kidney donation remains the preferred option for most ESRD patients. Recipients of living donor kidneys generally have better outcomes than recipients of deceased donor kidneys.

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