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How Fibromyalgia May Impact Sexual Function

How Fibromyalgia May Impact Sexual Function

Fibromyalgia syndrome is a medical condition that causes widespread pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, and other cognitive and physical symptoms, greatly affecting a person’s quality of life.

What Is AIDS, and How Is It Different From HIV?

What Is AIDS, and How Is It Different From HIV?

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are often used interchangeably, but they represent distinct stages of the same disease progression. It is important to understand the differences between HIV and AIDS to better grasp the complexity of the infection, its transmission, and its impact on global health.

Quality of Life After Penile Cancer Surgery: A Systematic Review

Quality of Life After Penile Cancer Surgery: A Systematic Review

Introduction

Penile cancer, though rare, affects over 36,000 individuals globally each year, with increasing incidence in some countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Norway. Surgical approaches have evolved from radical amputation to organ-sparing surgery, aiming to preserve the penis.

Call for Applications for the Scientific Program Committee 2024

Do you aspire to be part of a global meeting where top experts from around the world gather to discuss engaging and innovative topics and would you like to contribute to the Scientific Program Committee's efforts?

For each iteration of the World Meeting on Sexual Medicine, we assemble a dedicated Scientific Program Committee. Committee members are tasked with crafting an outstanding and inclusive scientific agenda for ISSM members and participants across the globe. 

Joining the Scientific Program Committee offers you a unique opportunity to influence the World Meeting on Sexual Medicine 2024, ensuring it stands as a globally recognized, exceptional event.

We invite all ISSM members to actively engage and contribute to the ISSM Scientific Program Committee for the upcoming WMSM2024 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Click here for detailed information and how to apply >>

How Might Epilepsy Affect One’s Sexual Health?

How Might Epilepsy Affect One’s Sexual Health?

Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by recurrent seizures that can impact various aspects of a person’s life. While the primary focus of treatment is often on seizure management and medication, it is also important to recognize that epilepsy can have a significant impact on an individual’s overall well-being, including their sexual health.

Iron Deficiency and Female Sexual Dysfunction

Iron Deficiency and Female Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction is prevalent in adult women, negatively affecting their quality of life. It can be caused by various factors including chronic conditions, poor physical or mental health, certain medications, and relationship issues.

Episode 23: Navigating Male Infertility

In this eye-opening episode with a Professor of Urology and Chairman of the Young Researchers of the ISSM, we delve into the often overlooked topic of male infertility. Join us as we explore what male infertility is, uncover the common causes, and discuss how it can impact couples on their journey to parenthood. From diagnostic processes to breaking the stigma, we provide essential insights for those navigating the challenges of conception. Tune in for a candid conversation on "Navigating Male Infertility".

How Do Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections Impact Sexual Function?

How Do Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections Impact Sexual Function?

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common bacterial infections that affect the urinary system. While they can occur in both men and women, they occur more often in women. The most common symptoms of UTIs include painful urination, the frequent urge to urinate, and lower abdominal pain.

How Might Substance Abuse Impact Male Sexual Function?

How Might Substance Abuse Impact Male Sexual Function?

The sexual cycle is a complex process that can be affected by many factors, at times resulting in sexual dysfunction. Some common risk factors for sexual dysfunction include health issues and substance abuse, which is the recurring desire to take drugs or other substances in a way that is harmful to a person.

What are the risks and benefits of IPPs?

Inflatable Penile Prosthesis procedures have both benefits and risks associated with them. Knowing the possible risks and benefits may help patients feel more prepared when considering if this procedure is right for them. In this video from the International Society for Sexual Medicine, experts in the field explain these risks and benefits. 

What Percentage of Men Are Satisfied With Their Penis Size?

What Percentage of Men Are Satisfied With Their Penis Size?

If you have ever wished that your penis were a different size, you’re not alone. While there isn’t a single definitive percentage of men who are satisfied with their penis size, (since this can change over time and across different studies), multiple studies suggest that a substantial portion of men have concerns about their penis size and may not be entirely satisfied.

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