15th November 2018
What is orchitis

All about Orchitis

What is orchitis? Orchitis is best described as a painful inflammation of the testicles. Both testicles may be affected at the same time, but the symptoms usually occur in just one. The condition can be caused by either bacteria, or a virus. In the beginning, orchitis causes a localized area of pain and swelling in the testicle, with the infection spreading to engulf the entire testicle, as well as the other testicle, and groin area. Pain in the testes and groin area is the main symptom of orchitis, but there are other issues which may point to the condition: Tenderness […]
10th November 2018
Torsion of the Testes

Torsion of the Testes

What is testicular torsion? Men have two testicles that are contained inside a sac known as the scrotum, which support and protect the testicles. There is a cord-like structure, known as the spermatic cord, which contains the testicular artery that carries blood to the testes. Torsion of the testes happens when this cord twists, cutting off most of the blood to the affected testicle, and as a result the tissues in the testicle may begin to die. This is a serious and extremely painful condition, which needs immediate medical attention. According to studies conducted by the American Urological Association, it […]
5th November 2018
Possible Complications after a Vasectomy

Possible Complications after a Vasectomy

About a vasectomy A vasectomy is a procedure that cuts and seals the tubes that carry sperm which is included in a man’s ejaculation (seminal) fluid. It is a popular method of birth control which prevents a woman from falling pregnant, without having to resort to oral contraceptives, which often have a range of dangerous side effects. This is usually a safe procedure which is often performed in a doctor’s office. While the risk of complications is low, and mostly clear up on their own, more serious issues could be in need of a doctor’s attention. Although there are potential […]
25th October 2018
Sex after Heart Bypass Surgery

Sex after Heart Bypass Surgery

About bypass surgery Open-heart bypass surgery is a very traumatic operation. Your chest is opened and blood vessels are grafted from another part of the body, like the legs, to replace the damaged vessels in the heart. This means that the inside of one or both legs will be cut open from the knee down in search of healthy veins for the heart. The recovery from these surgical wounds, including the chest, are painful and slow. Processing this traumatic event may also take time, and for a while it will be difficult to move around. At this stage, sex will […]
15th October 2018
Obesity and Sex

Obesity and Sex

Weight and sexual performance When someone is extremely overweight, the sex life often suffers. Sexual desire, performance, enjoyment, and self-esteem can take a nosedive. Many folk feel so bad about it that some try and avoid sex altogether. There are several ways an increase in weight can lead to negative changes in the bedroom. The changes however, while affecting both men and women, are difference for each sex. Men. As far as men go, experts at the Obesity Action Coalition maintain that sexual dysfunction is a side effect of obesity. Many obese men may suffer from erectile dysfunction due to […]

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19th June 2017
erectile dysfunction

Fighting Erectile Problems May Include Unclogging Your Arteries

A blessing in disguise Many factors can lead to a man having erectile problems, but a medical reason may be because blood is not flowing properly to the penis. If you are having ongoing problems with erections, it may be a sign that the arteries in your heart are not working as they should be. This can affect blood flow and arteries throughout the body, and the penile artery is no exception. Numerous studies have shown that men with erectile dysfunction have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, such as heart attacks or strokes. The main point is that the […]
24th July 2017

Diabetes could be causing you to disappoint your wife in the bedroom

Are you shy about your sexual health? We live in a culture which is often over-saturated by sex on the TV, the movies, the radio, books and magazines. We are exposed to this on a daily basis, and yet when it comes to our own sexual health, we are sometimes incredibly shy to discuss sexual problems with the doctor. Studies have shown that only about 50% of men with diabetes have even mentioned the subject of diabetes and possible sexual dysfunction with their doctors. By the same token, many newly-diagnosed diabetes patients have reported that while doctors mention all the […]
8th August 2017

Does Hypnotherapy Work for Erectile Dysfunction?

What is hypnotherapy? Hypnotherapy, or hypnosis as it is also known, is a tried and tested method to help with a variety of ailments, many of which are rooted in the mind. Hypnosis is not sleep, but rather a state of deep relaxation, where you feel relaxed and tranquil, and your subconscious mind is open to receive suggestions from the therapist. You are always aware of your surroundings, and you cannot be made to do anything you do not want to do. You can also choose whether or not you want to accept suggestions from the hypnotherapist, if any of […]
10th August 2017
Enlarged Prostate

Ways An Enlarged Prostate Can Affect Your Sex Life

What is the prostate? The prostate is a small gland, situated close to the bladder, the urethra, and major blood vessels, which can cause a lot of trouble if it becomes enlarged, usually due to infection, inflammation, and in severe cases even cancer. The enlarged gland causes difficulties with urination, and often an inability to completely empty the bladder. The risks of prostate disease increases with age, but no matter what your age may be, one of the first symptoms is the urge to urinate frequently, and a weak urine stream. If your urinating habits suddenly change, don’t hesitate to […]
4th September 2017
Sexual Performance

Top 8 Factors Which Can Affect a Man’s Sexual Performance

Most men will suffer some degree of erectile dysfunction at some point in their lives. Fortunately for the majority of them, it will probably be a short-lived experience, while for others, ED could be a more serious situation that can have a negative impact on their sex lives. Although ED is a very treatable condition, many men are reluctant to discuss it with a doctor, or a partner. Listed here are the top 8 factors which can pour cold water on your passion in the bedroom. In each case, there are actions you can take to help improve sexual function. […]
28th September 2017
Misconceptions about Erectile Dysfunction

Misconceptions about Erectile Dysfunction

More common than you think Erectile dysfunction (ED), the inability to get or keep an erection, is far more common than you think. Many men may experience difficulty at some time during life, but when it is ongoing, it is liable to cause problems in relationships, and major self-confidence issues. Because men believe that ED impacts directly on their manhood, it is not an easy subject for them to talk about. This has led to many misconceptions and myths regarding ED which still exist, even in our modern, enlightened day. Here are some of the more well-known myths about erectile […]
28th September 2017
Erectile Dysfunction and Your Prostate

Erectile Dysfunction and Your Prostate

Where is the prostate? The prostate is a small gland situated between the bladder and the urethra. The urethra is a tube in the penis through which you urinate.  The urine has to pass through the prostate after it leaves the bladder. Under normal circumstances, the urine passes easily through the prostate, into the urethra, and exits the body. The prostate is part of the male reproductive system, and its most important function is the production of a fluid, that together with sperm cells from the testicles, makes up semen. The muscles of a healthy prostate forces the semen into […]
13th October 2017
How Normal is Your Sex Drive

How Normal is Your Sex Drive?

You may be wondering about your sex drive! There is no stereotype when it comes to sex drive, and everyone has different ideas about his or her sex drive. Research certainly backs up the opinion that men think about sex more often than women do, and will go out of their way to get sex, more often than women do. Not everyone will agree with this idea, and many folk have questions about the nitty-gritty of sex drive in general. This led to surveys being conducted to give people some of the answers they may looking for. Survey questions and […]
4th November 2017
Is Your Sex Life Aging Well

Is Your Sex Life Aging Well?

Does sex take a nosedive as you grow older? A recent survey conducted among men and women over the age of 50, do not all agree that it does. In fact many say that sex has actually got better as they have aged. The survey also indicated that the sex lives of the older people have benefited from more experience and sexual confidence, as well as long-term relationships which have matured to a higher level of love and intimacy. As you grow older, it is normal to want less sex. This is true for men and women, and some of […]
6th November 2017
Hormones That Affect Sexuality

Hormones That Affect Sexuality

Necessary for life Hormones are vital for sustaining life, and they play a role in the function of every part of the body. Many of the hormones interact with others, not the least being those that promote the perpetuation of life. A lack of certain hormones can impact on the reproductive system and fertility, while a lack of others can negatively affect libido and sexual functionality. Both men and women can be equally affected, as the sex hormones estrogen, testosterone and progesterone, are present in males and females – although proportions may differ. Hormones that affect a woman’s sexuality Estrogen, […]
6th December 2017

How Poor Sleep Can Affect Your Sex Drive

Too tired for sex? There is growing evidence that a lack of decent sleep affects the sexuality of both men and women. Women married to high-profile, workaholic men, often take strain in the bedroom because husbands are either too tired, or unable to perform, due to poor sleep habits. Studies have also revealed that being tired is the most common reason women give to avoid having sex. In the past, the white lie of a headache or migraine, was the main reason. Feeling tired, though, may be the truth, especially in the case of women who have sleep problems. There […]
5th January 2018
Bad Habits That Can Hurt Your Sex Life

Bad Habits That Can Hurt Your Sex Life

It makes the world go round Sex, money, and food, keep the world turning. But research has shown that the greatest of these is sex! There are many different kinds of sexual problems which keep the doctors and therapists extremely busy trying to sort out a host of very personal, troubling issues. However, doctor’s visits, or trips to the therapist, is only the tip of the iceberg, as many folk are embarrassed by sexual hassles, and live in hope that the problem will just go away. If you are one of the shy ones, here is a list of bad […]