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Episode 28: Hypersexuality and Paraphilic Disorders

Dive into the intriguing world of sexual health in this episode, where we unpack the concepts of hypersexuality and paraphilic disorders. Join host Shelly Varod and Tillmann Krueger, Sexual Medicine Specialist and Psychiatrist guide us through these disorders.

Does the use of PDE5 Inhibitors Cause Addiction?

Does the use of PDE5-i cause addiction? In this video from the International Society for Sexual Medicine, experts in the field of sexual health attempt to answer this question.

How Can My Partner and I Explore BDSM and Kink With a Sex Therapist?

How Can My Partner and I Explore BDSM and Kink With a Sex Therapist?

Engaging in BDSM (Bondage and Discipline, Dominance and Submission, Sadism and Masochism) and kink (non-normative sexual behavior) can be a fulfilling and intimate experience for consenting adults. However, due to the complexity and potential psychological impact of these activities, seeking the assistance of a sex therapist can provide valuable guidance and support for getting started. The following is an explanation of the benefits of involving a sex therapist in your BDSM and kink exploration journey, as well as an outline of steps to take to ensure a safe and consensual experience.

The Link Between Aggressive Sexual Fantasy Frequency and Sexual Aggression

The Link Between Aggressive Sexual Fantasy Frequency and Sexual Aggression

Sexual fantasies are thoughts that arouse sexual feelings in an individual. Aggressive sexual fantasies (ASFs) are thoughts that involve causing harm to others for sexual arousal. ASFs are common, even in the general population.

Episode 27: Navigating Pelvic Surgery

Embark on a journey through the intricate landscape of pelvic surgery with our latest podcast episode, hosted by Shelly Varod, with special guest Fabio Castiglione, Pelvic Surgery Consultant, and Andrologist.

 Join us as we delve into the details of what pelvic surgery entails, specifically focusing on its impact on patients.

In this enlightening discussion, we unravel the nuances of post-surgery challenges, exploring issues such as incontinence and erectile dysfunction. Our expert guests shed light on how medication and the level of intimacy post-surgery play crucial roles in shaping the recovery journey.

Discover the intricacies of ED after pelvic surgery, understanding that its effects extend beyond the physical aspects of the procedure, all in this latest ISSM Podcast Episode.

What is Toxic Masculinity and How Might It Impact Sexual Functioning?

What is Toxic Masculinity and How Might It Impact Sexual Functioning?

“Toxic masculinity” is a term that has gained prominence in recent years as society engages in discussions around gender norms and their consequences. Rooted in traditional stereotypes of masculinity, toxic masculinity refers to a set of cultural norms and expectations that prescribe a narrow and harmful definition of manhood. Although further research is necessary to flesh out this concept and its ramifications, this article aims to delve into toxic masculinity and explore its potential impact on sexual functioning.

People Who Recall Being Gender Nonconforming in Childhood May Be at Greater Risk of Adult Sexual Dysfunction

People Who Recall Being Gender Nonconforming in Childhood May Be at Greater Risk of Adult Sexual Dysfunction

Nationally representative surveys across Denmark, Germany, and the United Kingdom have revealed that a significant portion of the population faces sexual dysfunction, and it impacts people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.

What are New Developments in Care for Persons with Gender Inconcordance?

There have been many developments over the last decade in care for persons with gender inconcordance. In this video from the International Society for Sexual Medicine, experts in the field of sexual health describe some of these developments.

Shockwave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction: Both Perspectives

Men dealing with erectile dysfunction may wonder about investigative therapies. In this video from the ISSM, experts in the field discuss the controversial topic of using shockwave therapy to treat ED. This video answers questions: What is shockwave therapy, and how does it work? Do you recommend shockwave therapy for your patients? Why or why not? Is shockwave therapy effective for treating erectile dysfunction? Take a look at this video to hear the answers to these questions, among many more.

What Should I Know About Cervical Health?

What Should I Know About Cervical Health?

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, observed annually in January, serves as a critical reminder for women to prioritize their well-being by understanding and taking care of their cervical health. Cervical health is integral to overall reproductive and sexual health, and awareness plays a pivotal role in prevention, early detection, and timely intervention. This article will explore key aspects of cervical health, shedding light on what every woman should know to make informed decisions about their well-being.

Erectile Dysfunction Medications Not Linked to Eye Problems, According to Recent Study

Erectile Dysfunction Medications Not Linked to Eye Problems, According to Recent Study

Erectile dysfunction (ED), or the inability to get or maintain an erection long enough for satisfactory sexual activity, can negatively affect a man’s life. This common condition has been associated with depression and anxiety, and it may cause tension in one’s romantic relationship.

Episode 26: Sexual Disgust

Listen to the latest ISSM Podcast, Charmaine Borg, an Assistant Professor at the University of Groningen joins Shelly Varod. In this insightful episode, we tackle the sensitive topics of sexual disgust. Listen in as we discuss disgust, negative experiences, and sex therapy.

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