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What Are the Treatment Options for Erectile Dysfunction?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Sexual Health Management & Treatments

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common medical condition that affects men around the world. It can be caused by a number of factors such as stress, anxiety, relationship issues, substance abuse, vascular problems, neurological impairments, or underlying medical conditions such as diabetes. Fortunately, there are several treatment options for ED. The following is a list of the most common treatment options:

Can Breastfeeding Impact Your Sex Life?

Can Breastfeeding Impact Your Sex Life?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Pregnancy, childbirth, and becoming a mother can all have an effect on a woman’s sexual function. Breastfeeding may also impact a woman’s sex life. While past studies have shown conflicting results on whether breastfeeding has an overall positive or negative effect on one’s sex life, the following are some of the ways in which it may have an impact.

Can Problematic Pornography Use Contribute to Sexual Dysfunction?

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

Many people occasionally view pornography to enhance a masturbation experience or a partnered sexual interaction. For the most part, studies have indicated that recreational pornography use is not associated with any form of sexual dysfunction or sexual difficulties.

What Are Aphrodisiacs? Do They Work?

What Are Aphrodisiacs? Do They Work?

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

Aphrodisiacs are foods or substances that are thought to increase a person’s sexual desire, arousal, performance, or pleasure. The name is derived from Aphrodite, who was the Greek goddess of love and beauty.

What Are the Two Phases of Peyronie’s Disease?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Peyronie’s disease is a medical condition in which scarring develops on the penis, causing it to bend or curve during erections. It occurs in two phases: the acute phase and the chronic phase. These two phases have distinct characteristics and should be handled differently, so it is important to know how to tell one from the other.

What Are Some Common Myths Around Orgasm?

What Are Some Common Myths Around Orgasm?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Orgasm is an enjoyable outcome of sexual encounters. However, there are several myths around orgasm that should be debunked. Here are some of the most common myths around orgasm as well as the facts:

Is It Common to Lose Length After Penile Implant Surgery?

Is It Common to Lose Length After Penile Implant Surgery?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

A penile implant (prothesis) is a device that is surgically inserted into the penis as a treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED). There are two main types of penile implants: the malleable implant that contains semirigid rods and is therefore always firm, and the more commonly used inflatable implant that is manually filled with fluid to achieve an erection.

What Is Responsive Sexual Desire?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

When people think about sexual desire, they often think about spontaneous desire, which is internal arousal or desire to connect with a partner. However, the motivation for sexual activity is not always spontaneous. In fact, it often occurs in response to starting sexual activity or sexual stimulation. This is known as responsive desire.

Is Social Media an Effective Way to Educate People About Sexual Health?

Is Social Media an Effective Way to Educate People About Sexual Health?

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

Social media has become an extremely popular form of communication with an estimated 2 billion active users worldwide. As people increasingly turn to social media as a source for news and information, it becomes a logical vehicle of communication for public health promotion, including sexual health.

How Might PTSD Affect Sexual Function?

How Might PTSD Affect Sexual Function?

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

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can affect people who have seen or experienced a traumatic event. Some symptoms include nightmares, flashbacks, and/or uncontrollable thoughts about the event, as well as serious anxiety or significant changes in a person’s mood or temperament. Individuals with PTSD may have intense distress or extreme reactions to things that remind them of the traumatic event. These symptoms may develop soon after the event has taken place or years later.

What Are the Most Common Sexual Health Issues Men Should Be Aware Of?

What Are the Most Common Sexual Health Issues Men Should Be Aware Of?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Sexually Transmitted Infections/Diseases (STIs/STDs)

A person’s sexual health can contribute to or take away from their overall happiness and quality of life. Fortunately, it is possible for a person to enjoy satisfying sex and intimacy throughout their lifetime. Nevertheless, sexual health issues can affect people of all ages. In recognition of June being Men’s Health Month, the following is a list of the most common sexual health issues that may impact men.

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What Can Adults Learn From Sex Education?

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

Whether you received sex education in school as an adolescent or you were never taught about sexuality and relationships, it is likely that you could still benefit from sex education as an adult.

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