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 February 2017
Premature Ejaculation

Premature Ejaculation – Are You Getting There Too Quickly?

What is premature ejaculation? Premature ejaculation, (PE) occurs when a man does not have sufficient control over ejaculation, and as a result he and his partner are not sexually satisfied. PE can occur, with very little stimulation, either before or just after sexual penetration. The problem is more common than most people think, and has probably affected most men at some point in their lives. Premature ejaculation can cause distress, anxiety, and other psychological problems such as low self-esteem. It is possible that PE may go hand in hand with erectile dysfunction, but definitely not always. Erectile dysfunction can happen […]
6th March 2017
Premature Ejaculation

Psychological Causes of Premature Ejaculation (PE)

No illusions Many men may feel that they have symptoms of premature ejaculation, but the symptoms don’t always meet the clinical criteria for PE. In some cases, men might have periods of rapid ejaculation, as well as periods of normal ejaculation. Although there is no uniform agreement by the medical fraternity, some studies have noted that a clinical definition of PE should be ejaculation of around 15 seconds before penetration, with some men not even making it to that point. Whether you have a constant problem with PE, or episodes of normal ejaculation, usually within 4 to 7 minutes, you […]
14th March 2017
Psychological effects of premature ejaculation

The Psychological Impact of Premature Ejaculation

Distressing emotional effects of PE Premature ejaculation can erode self-confidence, make men afraid to start new relationships, or have unfounded concerns that a partner may seek a relationship with another man. Because men are often reluctant to talk about the problem, other people are not always aware of the depth of frustration and humiliation they may experience. Partners may suffer in silence for fear of causing further upsets, or become frustrated at the perceived lack of action by her partner to address the problem. Studies have shown that PE has been associated with a range of negative side effects which […]
20th March 2017
Premature Ejaculation

Treatment Protocols for Psychological Causes of Premature Ejaculation

Getting the right treatment There are several helpful treatments available for those struggling with PE, many of which specifically deal with the psychological aspect of the problem. Studies have shown that many of these options have a good rate of success. The psychological therapy treatment goal is to get the patient to stop stressing about the prospect of premature ejaculation, which only makes the problem worse by continually drawing attention to it. The focus will instead be directed to having sex in a calm way, which often begins the healing process of the PE issues. Sex therapy and counselling is […]
10th February 2018
Sexual-Related Anxiety

Do you have Sexual-Related Anxiety

Four major causes of sexual anxiety Erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence, as it is also known, is a source of great distress to many men who suffer under this condition. This issue not only takes a physical toll, but also has a major psychological impact on a man and his partner. If there is a lack of communication between partners, it could have a devastating effect on a relationship.Many men are also inclined to be fearful that their sexual activities have come to an end. Fortunately, this is not the case as ED is very curable, provided that there is […]
7th June 2018
How to Last Longer in Bed

How to Last Longer in Bed

Are you finishing up too quickly? A survey conducted across a spectrum of men of various ages revealed that many men believe that the longer you can last during sexual encounters, the better! There was also confusion about what exactly is meant by lasting longer. Some believed that it is the ability to have more than one erection during sex, while others felt that if both partners were satisfied with the duration, how long a man lasts is not the be all and end all of making love. Most men, and some women, in stable relationships were of the opinion […]
16th July 2018
How Boozing Can Dampen the Fire in Your Sex Life

How Boozing Can Dampen the Fire in Your Sex Life

Dutch courage is short-lived at the best of times! A couple of drinks will transform someone with bedroom-jitters into a confident lover in the bedroom. The danger is that as time goes by, you may need more than just a couple of cocktails to keep the good times rolling. Alcohol is a depressant, and heavy use can lead to a lack of sexual desire in both men and women. It may also be difficult for a man to achieve and maintain an erection, and both men and women could have difficulty reaching a climax. Studies have shown that it is […]