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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28th September 2017
sex can kill a marriage

How Sex Can Kill a Marriage

Can sex kill a marriage? Yes – absolutely! Many married couples struggle with sexual issues in the bedroom. Studies have shown that happy couples rank sex on the same basis as loyalty, commitment, and communication. Problems in the bedroom have dashed many relationships onto the rocks, some with very little chance of recovery. A marital sex problem is a major warning sign that grave danger may lie ahead. Some alarm bells for you to look out for If you are battling with sexual issues in your marriage, here are some areas of concern for you to take note of: Your […]
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 […]
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 […]
15th January 2018
Are Hidden Fears Affecting Your Sex Life

Are Hidden Fears Affecting Your Sex Life?

Do you often try and avoid sex? The sex impulse is usually spontaneous, responsive, a source of comfort, excitement, motivation, and an expression of love. This should be true for everyone, but unfortunately a fear of failure is something that holds many people back from initiating or enjoying sex. Failing is not actually the problem which may hold you back, but rather a paralysing fear that a previous failure may be repeated. Nobody likes to fail, but for some folk, it is a threat to their motivation of trying to do better next time. Fears of sex are most times […]
10th March 2018
What if Your Husband is Often the One with a Headache

What if Your Husband is Often the One with a Headache?

Not tonight dear – I have a headache This time-worn excuse not to have sex is mostly voiced by women. However ladies who may have guilt feelings about avoiding sex, you need to know that you are not the only ones who are sometimes not in the mood for a love-up! Movies and TV programs have conditioned the world to believe that men are constantly in the mood for sex, while the wives and partners are shown rolling their eyes in dismay. Of course, this is not really correct, in spite of a culture which screeches out that the men […]
15th March 2018
What to do if The Magic Goes Out of Your Relationship

What to do if The Magic Goes Out of Your Relationship

When the romantic spark has gone The beginning of a relationship, be it a partnership or a marriage, is always filled with excitement, happiness, blissful times together, and most of all – sparkling sexual encounters. Your thoughts were constantly tuned in to discover more ways to spend quality time together. But that was before arguments, responsibilities, and kids joined the party. It was then that you realised that the honeymoon was finally over. It is a process which over time, all long-term relationships eventually go through. The good news is that if you really love and care for each other, […]
7th June 2018
Are You Bad in Bed

Are You Bad in Bed

No good between the sheets! For most people sex is a huge part of a relationship, and it is the physical intimacy that makes them feel closer together. But sex is not only about love, is it also about mutual enjoyment and pleasure given to each other. Everyone likes to think they are good in bed. Sadly this is seldom the case. After the first flush of magic sex wears off, you may have been trying to recreate those elusive feelings ever since. There seems to be something wrong, and it could be that one or both of you is […]
7th June 2018
How to get and keep the woman of your dreams

How to get and keep the woman of your dreams

Getting her attention If you are ready for a serious relationship, and feel you may have met the ideal person, getting her attention is something you may still need to work on. Only by talking to her and building up communication, will you get a sense of what characteristics she may be looking for in a man. Even then you may be unsure if you measure up. Many men believe that you they need to keep buying gifts to impress a woman, or that men need to be tall, good looking, and making a lot of money to really attract […]