Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause: Can Laser Therapy Help?
When a woman’s estrogen levels fall at menopause, her body goes through numerous changes. Her ovaries stop releasing eggs, she gradually stops menstruating, and she can no longer become pregnant. She also might have hot flashes, insomnia, and moodiness. And she might develop genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM). GSM is a collection of symptoms involving the…CONTINUE READING
Is oral sex related to certain types of cancers?
Yes, some oral cancers, which affect areas in and around the mouth, are linked to oral sex – stimulating a partner’s genitals with the mouth or tongue. Sometimes, the anus is stimulated this way. Oral cancer can develop in several areas, including the throat, pharynx, soft palate, tonsils, and tongue. Not all cases of oral cancer come…CONTINUE READING
Study: Antidepressant Lurasidone Has Fewer Sexual Side Effects
People with a certain form of depression might benefit from a drug called lurasidone, which has fewer sexual side effects than other depression medications, according to a recent clinical trial. Depression is linked several sexual difficulties, including low desire, poor arousal, and trouble reaching orgasm. Experts estimate that up to 85% of people with untreated…CONTINUE READING
Vitamin D Important for Men’s Sexual Health, Study Finds
Taking vitamin D might improve a man’s sexual health, suggests new research in the International Journal of Endocrinology. Low levels of vitamin D have been linked to poor male sexual function (especially erectile dysfunction) in previous studies. In this paper, a team of Italian scientists sought to confirm such findings and determine whether vitamin D…CONTINUE READING
Erectile Dysfunction May Signal Early Diabetes in Some Men
One in five men with new-onset erectile dysfunction (ED) could have unrecognized prediabetes, according to new research in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. The association between diabetes and ED has been widely reported, but there is less information about a possible link with prediabetes, the authors said. Generally, a person is considered to have prediabetes if his or…CONTINUE READING
Orgasm shot boosts bride’s libido ahead of her wedding…
‘Orgasm shot’ boosts bride’s libido ahead of her wedding… and helps her have multiple orgasms for the first time ever. After being stuck in a sexless relationship for seven years, 35-year-old Roxanne Macias from London opted for a quick 45-minute procedure to increase her libido and allow her to have multiple orgasms with her new…CONTINUE READING
Do Orgasms Change Over Time?
Like many aspects of sex, orgasms are always changing. You might have one night of passion that feels like an out-of-body experience. You might have another that is pleasant, but not necessarily powerful. And you might have another that is just humdrum. Should you worry? Not necessarily. While it can be frustrating to see the…CONTINUE READING
Low Testosterone Linked to Chronic Diseases
Men with low total testosterone may be more likely to have two or more chronic diseases, according to recent research in Scientific Reports. The association was especially strong for younger and older men, the study found. Scientists looked at data from 2,161 men age 20 and older who were participants in the National Health and Nutrition…CONTINUE READING
Prostate Cancer: The Effects of Androgen Deprivation Therapy on Intimate Relationships
Intimate relationships with partners may decline when men with prostate cancer start androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). But there is hope, according to a recent study published by Supportive Care for Cancer. Androgens, such as testosterone, are male hormones. They give men their masculine traits and fuel their sex drive. Unfortunately, androgens can also fuel prostate cancer…CONTINUE READING
Unpacking the Latest Testosterone Therapy Guidelines
The American Urological Association (AUA) is a professional organization for urologists. Founded in 1902, the organization now has over 21,000 members. One of its many roles is to provide guidelines on various aspects of urologic health so that doctors can best serve their patients. In April 2018, the AUA issued a new clinical guideline for…CONTINUE READING