All you need to know about female sexual disorders

Sexual problems in females are very prevalent and commonly associated with physiological concerns and the quality of life. Many women experience problems with sexual function at some point. Female sexual dysfunction can occur at any stage of life

All you need to know about female sexual disordersFemale sexual disorders (FSD) include:  Sexual desire disorders Lack of interest in sex Unable to achieve orgasm Sexual pain disorders: Dyspareunia: Pain during intercourse Vaginismus: Painful spasmodic involuntary vaginal contractions  Risk Factors for FSD  Psychological factors: Anxiety Depression Persistent daily and acute stress Individual and partners variables such as history of abuse, self-esteem, relationship conflict, lack […]

When to consult a sexologist?

Prof Dr Rajan B Bhonsle, consultant in sexual medicine and counsellor, briefs you about the Situations/ conditions, when one needs to and should consult a sex therapist

When to consult a sexologist?Whenever we suffer an asthmatic attack or a lung infection we immediately go to a chest physician and promptly get ourselves treated. If our digestive system gets dysfunctional, we do not hesitate to go to a gastroenterologist. But, whenever a man suffers from a sexual problem such as erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation, where neither […]

6 common causes of painful sex

Pain during intercourse (dyspareunia) is pain or discomfort in a woman's labial, vaginal, or pelvic areas during or immediately following sexual intercourse

6 common causes of painful sexIf sex hurts, you won’t want to do it. For most of us, pain stops desire cold. It’s estimated that about 20% of women suffer vaginal pain with foreplay or intercourse. Pain can be intermittent or chronic and can stem from a wide variety of causes, like infections, yeast, STDs, allergies, drug reactions, nerve damage, […]

Study connects marijuana use to more sexual intercourse 

Stanford University School of Medicine researchers unveiled the link between marijuana and the frequency of sexual intercourse in a study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine

Study connects marijuana use to more sexual intercourse Where there is smoke, there tends to be fire, say medical researchers who found frequent marijuana users have about 20 per cent more sex than those who abstain. Stanford University School of Medicine researchers unveiled the link between marijuana and the frequency of sexual intercourse in a study published on Friday in the Journal of […]

As women age, they tend to avoid sex, says research

New research investigates the reasons behind why aging women tend to lose interest in sex after going through menopause. he research examines the prevalence of so-called genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) among postmenopausal women, and how it impacts women's ability to enjoy sex

As women age, they tend to avoid sex, says researchThe findings will be presented at the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting, which will be held in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Amanda Clark, from the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research in Portland, OR, is the lead author of the study. GSM is the collective name for the range of vaginal and urinary tract issues affecting women […]

‘Outercourse’ as important as intercourse for women, says study

Sex could be synonymous to intercourse for a lot of us, however, a recent study finds that ‘penetration’ needn’t be the most important ingredient of sex. In fact, it need not be there at all

‘Outercourse’ as important as intercourse for women, says studyAccording to a study done by the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University and a research fellow and sexual health educator at the Kinsey Institute, many women report that they require clitoral stimulation to have an orgasm. For the study, Debby Herbenick, director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University […]

Women more likely to lose interest in sex than men: Study

The study reveals that poor health and lack of emotional closeness have been observed to be affecting the desire of sex in men and women. The attitude of looking at sex only for procreation also results in lack of interest in it.

Women more likely to lose interest in sex than men: StudySex plays an important role in strengthening a relationship, if both partners are equally involved in it. Sex plays an essential part in a relationship. But a study done by British Sexual Attitudes suggests that women are more likely to lose interest in sex than men. These findings are published after interviewing nearly about 5,000 […]

Rare: Mumbai man suffers seizures after sex

A 35-year-old from Mumbai suffers from unusual problem of getting fits or seizures, right after a sexual intercourse, commonly known as reflex seizures. Doctors are surprised as orgasm induced seizure is more common in women, unlike in this patient’s case. Furthermore, My Medical Mantra tries to explore the prevalence of the problem

Rare: Mumbai man suffers seizures after sexOn a showery Monday morning, a couple rushed to Sion Hospital for an unusual problem. Sameer Goyal, (name changed) a 35-year-old Sion resident and his wife Payal (name changed), seem worried as they wait for their turn outside the out-patient department (OPD) 21 at the hospital. Dr Sagar Karia, secretary of Bombay Psychiatric Association as well as consulting […]