All Sexual Health Topics
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that are spread through sexual activity. As STI/STD Awareness Month is observed every April, it is a good time to learn about or brush up on how one can limit the spread of STIs.
Uncircumcised men may notice a small V-shaped band of skin on the underside of the penis that attaches the foreskin to the head of the penis. This is called the frenulum. Even when a penis has been circumcised, part of the frenulum may remain and be visible to an individual. (To see an illustration of the frenulum, click here.)
If you and your partner are trying to have a baby, you may have questions regarding your fertility. Some men may wonder if their semen volume influences their fertility. The short answer is: no, not necessarily.
International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th each year with the intent of bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence against women.
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.
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):
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.
Breast cancer screening involves checking a person’s breasts for cancer before there are any signs or symptoms of the disease. This is a useful practice, because the earlier cancer is detected in patients, the more likely it is to be successfully treated and cured. While both men and women can get breast cancer, it is much more common in women. As such, breast cancer screening is generally geared toward women. (Check out this article to see how breast cancer may impact a person’s sexuality).
For men with testosterone deficiency, testosterone supplementation may be a good way to raise their testosterone levels to get them into the normal range. Bringing low testosterone levels into the normal range can have positive benefits such as increased sex drive, increased muscle mass, denser bones, and improved mood. Nevertheless, testosterone therapy is not recommended for men who already have normal testosterone levels, and it may even cause severe side effects.