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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27th January 2017
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Impotence is More Common among Men than you May Think!

What is impotence? Impotence is a condition that affects a man’s ability to achieve and maintain an erection. It may also be an inability to achieve ejaculation, and is a form of erectile dysfunction, or ED, as it is also known. Impotence can have a negative impact on a man’s life, and lead to a lack of self-confidence, low self-esteem, and major stress. Studies have shown that an estimated 50% of men aged 40 to 70 will experience some kind of impotence at one time or another. Although growing older is not the biggest cause of impotence, the risk does […]
7th February 2017
Facts about impotence

Impotence – Fight Fear With facts!

Psychological causes which impact negatively on impotence Men have a lot of fears about impotence, or erectile dysfunction (ED.) Research has shown that psychological factors are responsible for about 15% of all cases of impotence, or ED. In some instances it was also noted that the psychological effects of ED may date back to possible childhood abuse, and other related sexual traumas. Men whose impotence is caused by emotional problems may need therapy to help them deal with the psychological issues. Here are some of the more common psychological causes of ED: Stress, whether it be job related, financial, or […]
25th April 2017
The Truth about Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

The Truth about Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

Hassles in the bedroom are more common than you think Although sexual dysfunction is often linked to men, perhaps because women are inclined to be more tight-lipped about their problems, both men and women experience equal sexual problems. Sexual dysfunction can take many forms. It is not limited to erectile dysfunction, vaginal dryness, or low libido. There are, however, several other areas that are determined to be common sexual problems in both men and women. The good news is that the majority of the problematic issues, such as erectile dysfunction and low libido, can be successfully treated after the root […]
19th June 2017
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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
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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
Hypnotherapy

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
10th January 2018
Surprising Symptoms of High Estrogen Levels in Men

Surprising Symptoms of High Estrogen Levels in Men

Men also need estrogen Although estrogen is essentially a female hormone, men manufacture a certain amount of the hormone, which have certain important health benefits. Estrogen in men is needed for the regulation of testosterone, several brain functions, cholesterol control, and sexual function – libido in particular. If your hormones are not out of kilter, testosterone and estrogen are usually maintained in the correct balance, keeping everything normal in your life, especially your libido and sexuality. When the hormones go off at a tangent, and estrogen levels increase, testosterone levels tend to decrease, setting off a difficult cycle. Unfortunately, signs […]