In this episode 4, urologist and Editor-in-Chief of Sexual Medicine Reviews Irwin Goldstein talks about Treatments for Low Sexual Desire in Women & Men hosted by Shelly Varod (Israel), certified sex therapist with support of the ISSM Podcast Team, Cobi Reisman, Landon Trost, Sameena Rahman and Karl Pang.
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI), and March 4 is HPV Awareness Day. This day was established to help spread awareness of HPV and teach people about prevention measures. The following are some important facts about HPV.
Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is a rare disorder that causes a woman’s vagina and uterus to be underdeveloped since birth. The uterus may be very small or even absent, and the vagina is shortened.
The inflatable penile prosthesis (IPP) is the gold standard for the treatment of chronic erectile dysfunction (ED) that does not respond to oral medications. Nevertheless, IPP implantation is not without risk of infection, a complication that can cause significant side effects and distress for patients.
Testosterone is often referred to as the primary male sex hormone, though it is also present in women’s bodies in lower quantities. This is because it is produced primarily in a man’s testicles and in a woman’s ovaries in a lesser amount.
Persistent noncancer pelvic pain (also called chronic pelvic pain) is a problem that affects an estimated 6% to 40% of women worldwide. In addition to causing pain that is in or perceived to be in the pelvic structures, this condition is often associated with sexual dysfunctions such as dyspareunia (pain during sex), orgasmic dysfunction, and lowered desire, arousal, and lubrication.
While having sex with a consenting partner is great, solo sex is another important aspect of a person’s sexual health, and one that can be just as fulfilling. In honor of National Singles Awareness Day (February 15), here are some solo sex tips for single people (and/or people in relationships who would like to improve their solo sex):
Infertility, or the failure to achieve a successful pregnancy after ≥12 months of regular unprotected intercourse, can have a huge impact on a couple’s relationship, sexual connection, and quality of life. It introduces several stressors that affect the couple in ways that they may not have previously considered.
Psychologist Professor Barry Komisaruk talks about What causes sexual desire in all genders?
Listen to this fascinating interview, hosted by Shelly Varod (Israel), certified sex therapist and member of the ISSM Podcast Team.
Many men may wish that they had a bigger penis, even if their penis is normal in size. Penile augmentation procedures are aimed at increasing penis length or girth.
A small battery-powered electrical device called a vPatch may be a future treatment option for premature ejaculation (PE), according to the results of a recent study.