Stigma, Body Image Concerns May Affect Sexuality in People With Focal Dystonia
Sexual dysfunction is a common problem for people with some forms of focal dystonia, scientists report. Dystonia is a movement disorder that causes a person’s muscles to contract. A person with dystonia cannot control these movements. A focal dystoniaoccurs when the contraction happens in one part of the body, such as the neck, leg, or arm….CONTINUE READING
The Importance of Male Ejaculation for Female Sexual Satisfaction and Function
Abstract Introduction Although links between ejaculatory control or intravaginal ejaculatory latency time and female sexual functioning have frequently been reported in the past, no study has investigated the importance of other male ejaculatory characteristics, such as ejaculation volume and intensity, for women’s sexuality. Aim To assess the importance of subjectively perceived ejaculation intensity and ejaculation…CONTINUE READING
Coping with Mismatched Sex Drives
You and your partner probably have a lot in common. Or if you’re not partnered, you likely seek common traits in a prospective mate. Whether it’s a love of baseball, camping, or rock concerts, these commonalities help keep you close as a couple. So, what happens if your sex drives don’t sync? Having mismatched sex…CONTINUE READING
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