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How Might ADHD Affect Sexuality?

How Might ADHD Affect Sexuality?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health, Mental Health & Psychology

Adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health condition that is characterized by hyperactivity, restlessness, impulsive actions, and trouble paying attention. It is a disorder that can interfere with a person’s day-to-day life, affecting relationships, work, self-esteem, and other important life components.

What Is Priapism?

What Is Priapism?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Priapism is a prolonged, often painful, erection that lasts for four hours or more and is not related to sexual stimulation. It occurs when the blood that flows to the penis to create an erection cannot flow back out of the penis, causing it to remain fully or semi-erect for an extended period of time.

What Is Health Literacy and Why Is It Important for Sexual Health?

What Is Health Literacy and Why Is It Important for Sexual Health?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

Perhaps you have heard the term “health literacy” and wondered what it means. In August 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated the definition of health literacy to include both “personal” and “organizational” health literacy, which are defined as follows:

Is it common for transgender people to regret gender-affirmation surgery?

Is it common for transgender people to regret gender-affirmation surgery?

Sexual Health Topics: Sexual Health Management & Treatments, Sexual Orientation & LGBTQIA+ Health

Research suggests that very few transgender people who undergo gender-affirmation surgery regret their decision. 

What are unconsummated marriages/relationships?

What are unconsummated marriages/relationships?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

When a heterosexual couple is unable to have penetrative vaginal intercourse, their relationship may be called unconsummated.

What is hard flaccid syndrome?

What is hard flaccid syndrome?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Hard flaccid syndrome is characterized by chronic pain in the penis and perineum (the area between the genitals and the anus). The penis is also semi-rigid, even when it is flaccid (not erect).

What is the “normal” frequency of sex?

What is the “normal” frequency of sex?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

This question is often asked, but it’s difficult to answer with numbers. The “normal” frequency of sex is the frequency that two partners agree works best for them. For some, that might mean having sex several times a day/week/month/year. As long as both partners are satisfied, there is no right or wrong answer.

How do health and safety protocols implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic affect female sexual function and health?

How do health and safety protocols implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic affect female sexual function and health?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues worldwide, researchers have been investigating how the physical and social aspects of the virus affect sexuality in men and women.

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the viewing of pornography?

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the viewing of pornography?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted dramatic changes in social behaviors, with lock-downs, social distancing, and quarantine restrictions occurring around the globe. These changes have influenced sexual relationships and activities.  Some people have changed their pornography viewing habits, although research in this area is ongoing as the pandemic continues.

What is Klinefelter Syndrome? How might it affect sexual health?

What is Klinefelter Syndrome? How might it affect sexual health?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Klinefelter syndrome is a disorder of sex development (DSD) in which a child who is genetically male (or whose sex assigned at birth is male) is born with an extra X chromosome.

How do health and safety protocols implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic affect male sexual function and health?

How do health and safety protocols implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic affect male sexual function and health?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Scientists are still learning about the ways COVID-19 affects sexuality. Recent studies have found that men who had COVID-19 or are recovering from it may experience sexual issues, such as erectile dysfunction (ED), premature ejaculation, or anorgasmia (orgasmic disorder).

Do women ejaculate?

Do women ejaculate?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Yes, some women do ejaculate a thick, milky, white, or gray fluid when they reach orgasm. But not all do, and some women might not realize that they do.

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