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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23rd January 2017
Low libido in men

Low Libido – When a Man’s Sex Drive is Too Low

What is low libido? Low libido is a term used to describe a decreased interest in sexual activity. It is not unusual to lose interest in sex from time to time, as libido levels vary throughout life.  In fact, studies have shown that one out of five men actually have libido problems. Almost 30% of women interviewed say they have more interest in sex than their partner has. The old excuse “Not tonight dear” is not only heard by men, but research has indicated that women are more often hearing this excuse from men struggling with low libido. Like many […]
24th January 2017
Low libido in men

Low Libido – Why Your Sexual Desire May Have Left You in the Lurch!

Low libido in men Low libido describes a decreased interest in sexual activity. Unless there are underlying reasons, men generally notice a difference in their libido around the ages of 60 to 65. It can rear its irksome head suddenly, or gradually, in a man’s life. A man and his partner who have enjoyed a good sexual relationship, will both be distressed if the problem arises. A recent survey conducted showed that men have sex for various reasons. Some of the replies include: It feels good. It’s fun. I wanted the physical pleasure and physical gratification. I wanted to show […]
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 […]
1st May 2017
Feel Good About Yourself to Boost Your Libido

Feel Good About Yourself to Boost Your Libido

Have you lost some interest in sex? Has some of your desire for started to go out of the bedroom window? Everyone has that feeling once in a while, and quite often it will right itself, with a little push and shove in the right direction. Desiring sex less often than your partner, failing to get aroused, and not reaching a climax, are perfectly normal. Stresses from daily life, financial worries, parenting problems and demanding jobs all take a toll on our sex lives. This is also par for the course. It is only when lack of desire or unsatisfying […]
22nd May 2017
Asexual person

Could you be Asexual?

What does it mean to be asexual? The defining feature of asexuality is when there is no sexual attraction, including any lustful thoughts, for other people. Most asexual folk have no sex drive, although a little may be manifested by infrequent bouts of masturbation. It is also sometimes by characterised by a total aversion to the actual sex act. Recent research has indicated that about 1% of the population, with more women than men, are asexual. In the past, asexuality has been diagnosed as being a sexual disorder. However, there is now a provision agreed to by health professionals that […]
5th June 2017
menopause

Will You Survive the Psychological Effects of Your Partner’s Menopause?

Cutting right to the heart of a man For women, the menopause is a time of extreme change, both physically and emotionally, but for husbands and partners it can also be a very stressful time. Many men have difficulty understanding the fluctuating hormones, mood swings, hot flushes, lack of sexual desire, and other menopausal symptoms which may occur. With all the changes taking place it can be frustrating for a man to figure out what to do, when everything he does or says seems to be wrong. Even in the most caring and loving relationships, this can be a recipe […]
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 […]
10th October 2017
std

What You Need to Know About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

What are sexually transmitted diseases? Sexually transmitted diseases, commonly known as STD, are diseases which are spread by sexual intercourse with someone who has STD. You can get a disease from sexual activity that includes the mouth, anus, vagina, or the penis. It can also be transmitted through contact with blood. There are many types of STDs, and they are mostly caused by one or another of the millions of different strains of bacteria or viruses. Bacteria mutates quickly and often, and can make it easier for the germs to enter human cells or pass through our tissues. These bacterial […]
11th October 2017
herpes

HERPES – ONCE YOU GET IT, YOU’VE GOT IT FOR LIFE!

What is herpes? Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease, a virus which affects the genitals and the cervix, as well as other skin areas. This virus is known as the herpes simplex virus or HSV. It comes in two types – HSV 1, which causes sores around the mouth and lips which are sometimes called fever blisters or cold sores; and HSV 2 where an infected person generally may have sores in the genital and rectum areas. Herpes is extremely contagious and passes from one person to another very easily. The HSV 1 virus is usually passed on by close […]
12th October 2017
Herpes - do I have to tell them

Don’t Keep Your Herpes Status a Secret from Your Partner

A must tell! If you have been diagnosed with HSV-2, or genital herpes, and are perhaps starting a new relationship, or maybe already in a relationship, telling your partner about your status, is something you absolutely need to do. If you don’t, and it comes out at a later stage when he or she is infected, the recriminations and subsequent results to your relationship might be devastating at best. Coming clean about the genital herpes may be embarrassing, but if you have the right attitude and are taking steps to deal with the problem, it will definitely help and be […]
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 […]