Pune: Why are fertility apps gaining popularity among women?

While conventional methods of contraception do not come without side-effects, many women these days are using technology as a form of contraception. The fertility app helps in pinpointing when you ovulate and marks the period when you are most fertile

Pune: Why are fertility apps gaining popularity among women?“I need to mention my body temperature, appearance of cervical fluid and my period cycle on the app every day. I have been doing this since more than a year now, and now I can exactly figure out my ovulation period,” said a Pune based, 33-year-old, Pooja Gugle, who has inspired many other women in […]

How sex can help improve your heart health

Sex offers more than a feeling of intimacy or pleasure - it also offers incredible health benefits. Besides the emotional aspects and feelings of well-being, it can be good for your heart, relieve pain and help you sleep restfully. It also can ease headaches, despite common beliefs to the contrary

How sex can help improve your heart healthHow sex helps your heart Researchers have found that men who had sex at least twice a week were less likely to develop heart disease compared to men who only had sex once per month, according to a 2010 study published in the American Journal of Cardiology. Stories about men or women experiencing heart attacks […]

WHO declares sex addiction as a mental health disorder

An inability to control sexual urges leads to people neglecting their health. Sufferers do this despite often deriving no pleasure from being intimate Patients must suffer from the disorder for six months and experience distress

WHO declares sex addiction as a mental health disorderThe World Health Organization (WHO) has declared sex addiction is a mental-health disorder. Known as compulsive sexual behaviour disorder, it is defined as an inability to control intense sexual urges leading to people neglecting their health despite often deriving no pleasure from being intimate, according to a report issued by the WHO. Patients must suffer […]

Fantasy vs. reality: How unrealistic expectations ruin relationships

Access to free pornography online is laying foundation of many people’s sexual tastes. When one enters to discuss whether pornography is healthy or harmful, one has already entered the muddy waters, where there is no final word for the question

Fantasy vs. reality: How unrealistic expectations ruin relationshipsSex is a complex process and there can be no final word for anything related to it. Experts say that watching porn on routine basis and becoming addicted to it does have a harmful effect. But, they also point out that there are couples who watch it on rare occasion which helps them to explore […]

Be cautious, sleep deprivation leads to erectile dysfunction

Dr Sandeep Patil, chief Intensivist and Physician at Fortis Hospital, Kalyan, shares how lack of sleep or change in sleeping patterns can affect the sex life of a man

Be cautious, sleep deprivation leads to erectile dysfunctionIn these busy schedules, some people cut down their sleep to make sure that other responsibilities, work and familial, are met. The urge to ‘get the job done’ somehow proves to be stressful on the body. And, getting the right amount of sleep can do wonders for your health. It plays an important role in […]

Want to prevent erectile dysfunction? Have watermelon juice

Although watermelon may not be as organ-specific as Viagra, it can give Viagra-like effects without the drug’s side effects. This may be good news for men who cannot safely take erectile dysfunction medications if they have heart problems, high or low blood pressure, a history of stroke, eye problems, severe liver disease and, kidney disease

Want to prevent erectile dysfunction? Have watermelon juiceThe advent of Viagra and other erectile dysfunction (ED) treatments revolutionized the world of sexual medicine. No longer did men with certain medical conditions or age-related ED have to resign themselves to unsatisfying sex lives. However, ED drugs do not work for every man. Some men experience side effects, while the drug is unsuitable for […]

New study says teenagers avoiding sex, alcohol, and driving like never before

A recent study reveals that nowadays teenagers prefer to sit at home, say no to drugs and alcohol, and scroll through a litany of social media apps, as compared to teens from the past generations

New study says teenagers avoiding sex, alcohol, and driving like never beforeToday’s teenagers don’t seem to care much about hitting the open road, scoring a six-pack with a fake ID, or asking their peers out on dates. According to a recent study from psychologists Jean Twenge and Heejung Park, teenagers instead prefer to sit at home, say no to drugs and alcohol, and scroll through a […]

Health benefits of sex

You don't really need a reason to have it, but there are many benefits of sex you might not know about it. Here, the hidden health perks of great sex

Health benefits of sexSex is not only pleasurable, did you know it’s also good for you? It’s true. The benefits of sex range from slashing stress levels to lowering your risk of cancer and heart attacks. Sex facilitates bonding and feelings of intimacy with your partner. This kind of connectedness does more than make you feel warm and fuzzy, it […]

Does penis size really matter?

A large number of men carry the complex of small penile size. The size is invariably thought to be the parameter for one's manliness and one's ability to satisfy his partner. On the contrary, too big a penis can be a problem, as it could hurt the partner

Does penis size really matter?A common mistaken belief that a flaccid penis gains in size on erection, in proportion to its flaccid size, causes this fear. The fact is that, though all the penises are different in their flaccid state, they become much more similar in size, when they get erect. Also, one tends to find his penis small […]

Uncontrolled diabetes tied to erectile dysfunction in men

Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar starrer ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’ which released last year highlighted the issue of erectile dysfunction (ED). ED is an inability to get an erection sufficient enough for an intercourse. This could be due to many factors, one of which could be lack of blood supply to the penis, caused due to uncontrolled diabetes or an onset of diabetes

Uncontrolled diabetes tied to erectile dysfunction in menWhile a lot of studies do show that any man with uncontrolled diabetes has three times more chances of developing erectile dysfunction, My Medical Mantra tries to see why this could be a reason and how common it is. As a busy day starts at 9:00 am at Dr Gadge’s Diabetes Centre in Goregaon, there is a […]
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