How long should sex last?
There is no official rule on how long sex should last. The duration of sex varies from couple to couple and can depend on many factors, such as: • Their preferences. Some couples want sex to be fast. Others like to take a slower pace. • Their circumstances. Young, busy parents might have short sexual encounters when…CONTINUE READING
Women Report Better Sex with Marijuana Use
Women’s orgasms might improve with marijuana use, a recent Sexual Medicine paper suggests. Some marijuana users claim that the drug boosts their sexual function and pleasure. But little scientific research had been conducted to support these claims. The current study examined women’s perceptions on how marijuana use – in general and specifically before sex – affected their…CONTINUE READING
What is the link between erectile dysfunction and gum disease?
Research suggests that men who have gum disease (also called periodontal disease) are more likely to have erectile dysfunction (ED) than those who do not. The milder form of gum disease is called gingivitis, which occurs when there is inflammation or infection in the gums. If left untreated, gingivitis worsens into periodontitis. The infection spreads…CONTINUE READING
BDSM Participants Have “Almost No Concerns” About Lifestyle, Study Finds
BDSM practitioners might be more sexually satisfied and have fewer sexual concerns than people who are not involved with BDSM, according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study. The acronym BDSM refers to “bondage-discipline, dominance-submission, sadism-masochism,” a group of sexual behaviors that may include role playing, control, pain, or humiliation. Such practices are consensual, and participants…CONTINUE READING