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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26th June 2017
obesity in the bedroom

Is Your Obesity a Passion Killer in the Bedroom?

What is obesity? Obesity, or significant overweight, is a major health challenge all over the world, particularly in developed countries. Obesity leads to ill health and a high risk potential premature death from heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, stroke and some cancers. Apart from the obvious areas of health issues, a major spectre is the possibility of poor sexual health in both men and women, due to obesity. Individuals are considered obese when they weigh more than 20% above their ideal weight. Obesity and male sexual health Obese men tend to have lower than usual testosterone levels, which in turn has […]
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. […]
5th December 2017
Is Your Body Image Affecting Your Sex Life

Is Your Body Image Affecting Your Sex Life?

You are not alone! If you have ever felt so conscious about your body that you purposefully avoided sex, don’t worry – you are not alone. Researchers have noted that the so-called appearance anxiety affects countless men and women in the bedroom. If you feel you are just not sexy enough to please your partner, you may be harbouring a poor body image which is linked to low self-esteem. A woman may be overly concerned about her breast size, while a man may have feelings of inadequacy because he believes his penis is too small. Being over self-conscious and dissatisfied […]
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 […]
20th March 2018
Sugar lowers libido

You May be Killing your Sex Drive One Sweet Nibble at a Time!

Some ways that sugar lowers libido If you love eating sweets, chocolates and other things made out of sugar and flour, you may sabotaging your libido and killing your sex drive without realising it. Our hormonal systems are inter-connected, and when one goes out of balance, it is soon followed by others in a sort of domino effect. Excessive smoking, alcohol abuse, exposure to toxins in the environment, and chronic stress, all play a part in upsetting the delicate balance of sex hormones. However, the major culprit that wreaks havoc with sex hormones, is undoubtedly sugar in all its addictive, […]
28th August 2018
Obesity Can Affect Your Sex Life

Obesity Can Affect Your Sex Life

What is obesity? Obesity, or significant overweight, is a major health challenge all over the world, mostly in developed countries. Obesity leads to ill health and is a high risk for potential serious health issues like heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and some cancers. Apart from the obvious health risks, studies have shown that due to obesity, there is a major possibility of poor sexual health in both men and women. Obesity is considered to be around 30% more than your ideal weight, and the extra weight affects men’s and women’s sexual function differently. Here is a summary of […]
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 […]