Sexual Health - Original Articles

Sexual Trends in America

Six findings from recent research show how behaviors and attitudes toward sex are evolving.

Helping a Partner Cope With Erectile Dysfunction and Peyronie’s Disease

The right way for couples to approach sensitive sexual problems.

Heat Up Your Workout with a Coregasm Routine

For some women, certain exercises can bring sexual arousal and release, and potentially improve their sex lives.

Herpes Complications to Watch Out For

Typically, the herpes virus is easily managed. However, there are some complications that can result in long-term health issues.

Could Your Partner Have Alexithymia?

This little-known personality trait may be causing an emotional disconnect between you and your spouse. Here's how to spot it, and how to reconnect again.

Sex Secrets: The Male G-Spot

Research suggests a small gland may provide great sexual stimulation for men.

5 Reasons Sex Is Better After 50

Here are some reasons you'll want to get between the sheets, and linger a little longer, too.

Can Maca Supplements Improve Your Love Life?

Maca, better known as Peruvian ginseng, is purported to be an aphrodisiac. But can it really make you perform better in bed?

Be Smart About Sex (at Any Age)

Adults ages 50 and older are at an increased risk for STDs. Here's what you need to know to avoid catching or spreading serious diseases.

How Being "Out" Affects Your Well-Being

A new study reveals how being open about your sexuality can bode well for your health.

You Can Have Great Sex Without Intercourse

Find new ways to explore intimacy with your partner. Changes as you age don't have to spell an end to sharing a deeper connection.

Go Greek for Better Sex

The Mediterranean Diet isn't just good for your health; it can benefit your love life, too. Here's how to diet your way to a better libido.

Nagging: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Need a reason to get moving? Let your nagging spouse (or child) help you out. Learn why nagging can be good for your health.

Overactive Bladder & Sex

This condition, especially common in women, can have embarrassing ramifications in the bedroom. Here's how to cope.

The Truth About Masturbation

Here's what you need to know about this "hush hush" topic.

Safe Sex at Any Age

Think you're too old to pick up a sexually transmitted disease? Think again.

Why Long-Married Couples Divorce (and Tips to Help Save Your Marriage)

Long-married couples face crises, too. To help avoid marital dissolution, put these healthy practices into place.

Mittleschmerz: A Pain in the Pelvis

Those sharp pains mid-menstrual cycle? Most likely Mittleschmerz. Learn more about it, plus get tips on how to ease the discomfort.

Your Daughter's First Gynecologic Visit: What You Both Need to Know

Understanding how the appointment will go can help alleviate any worries for you and her.

New Hope for Women With Endometriosis

Genetic variants linked to endometriosis provide promise for earlier diagnosis and better treatment.

Are You at Risk for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

Rates of this condition have doubled since the 1970s. Some risk factors, like smoking, can be controlled; others, like age and genetics, cannot.

Don't Let Diabetes Complicate Your Love Life

Issues such as decreased sexual desire can often accompany diabetes. But it doesn't have to be that way. Read on for a list of causes and solutions.

Is a Virtual Affair Real-World Cheating?

You exchange emails and texts with someone else but never get physical. Are you being unfaithful to your partner?

The Facts About Oral Cancer

Oral cancer occurs twice as often in men as it does in women. And increasing age is a major risk factor. Here's what you need to know.

How to Protect Yourself From Health Scams

That miracle cure sound too good to be true? It probably is. Follow these tips to safeguard yourself and your family.

Can You Have an Orgasm During Exercise?

A new study says yes. In fact, weight lifting, biking, and abdominal exercises were the common causes. Find out more.

Long-Term and Permanent Birth Control Options: For Women and Men

Once you're sure you're family is complete, you need contraception you can count on for the rest of your reproductive years.

What Does a Urogynecologist Do?

If you're living with a pelvic floor disorder, this type of specialist may help.

Why Is Syphillis on the Rise?

You might think that syphillis is no longer a concern, but in fact it's becoming a public health issue once more.

Natural Remedies for Cold Sores

Ease the discomfort of these contagious blisters with the healing properties of lemon balm, peppermint oil, and echinacea.