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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18th April 2017
Sex Therapy

The Naked Truth about Sex Therapy

What does sex therapy really entail? Are you labouring under the burden of sexual dysfunction, and toying with the idea of consulting a sex therapist for help? You may have heard somewhere that weird things happen in a sex counsellor’s office, and this could be causing you to procrastinate and lose out on help that you should be getting. Unfortunately there is an erroneous idea that sex therapy is strange, kinky, and bordering on the abnormal. In fact there is nothing quirky about sex therapy, and it is like any other form of counselling. The difference is that sex therapy […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]