Sex toys users at a higher risk of getting infections

Doctors say that once people start using sex toys, they end up overusing it. Gadgets can't be an alternative for genuine human touch. The use of substandard toys can also lead to skin problems

Sex toys users at a higher risk of getting infectionsThe sex narrative in India is undergoing a major shift. Many sexual wellness start-ups are seeing a huge growth in the country. From lubricants and massagers to edible lingerie and sex games from kinky costumes to hundreds of types of vibrators; the sexual wellness industry is offering a variety of product to its ever increasing […]

Men’s health: Premature ejaculation and common myths and truth

Dr Sagar Mundada, a consultant psychiatrist and sexologist attached with Health Springs Clinic busts myths related to premature ejaculation in young and worried couples

Men’s health: Premature ejaculation and common myths and truth  Premature ejaculation (PE) occurs when a man experiences orgasm and expels semen within a few moments of beginning the sexual activity and with minimal penile stimulation Myth 1: PE can be treated with Viagra Truth: That is incorrect. Many men ask us if they can use Viagra or Cialis to treat their PE, either […]

Perimenopause often signals beginning of sexual dysfunction, finds study

For some women, sex becomes less satisfying with age, with a pronounced decline during perimenopause

Perimenopause often signals beginning of sexual dysfunction, finds studyA new study indicates that sexual dysfunction increases by nearly 30% during perimenopause, and vaginal dryness most often has the greatest effect on desire, arousal, lubrication, and overall satisfaction. Study results were published this week in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). There are many factors that can negatively affect sexual […]

Is female sexual dysfunction linked with mental health issues?

Generally, no one openly talks about their sex life. Talking about sex is still considered as a taboo in our society. A lot of men and woman suffer from sexual dysfunction. But, don’t open up with their partners about it or don’t consult a doctor for help

Is female sexual dysfunction linked with mental health issues?Are mental health issues connected with losing one’s desire for sex? Health experts state that in a lot of cases mental health is one of the factors which contributes to loss of sexual desire. And the cases of sexual dysfunction are rising worldwide. Mental health experts believe, globally, female sexual dysfunction (FSD) has emerged as […]

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, […]

Are women more likely to lose interest in sex?

Sex 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

Are women more likely to lose interest in sex?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. These findings are published after interviewing nearly about 5,000 men and 6,700 women. […]

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 […]

‘NESTS’ to help youths to solve sexuality and relationship-related problems

A Pune-based charitable trust has come up with an initiative for the youth. They are providing a platform for the youths to come forward and discuss their sexuality and relationship related problems with the experts, and avail their help

‘NESTS’ to help youths to solve sexuality and relationship-related problemsPrayas Health Group, a Pune-based charitable trust that is working on different health issues, has come up with a unique initiative for the youths in the city. Sexuality and relationship related issues are hardly talked with anybody in society. When the majority of the youths are exploring sexuality-related things, they are also encountering many mental […]

There is no ‘gay gene,’ finds major study

There’s no such thing as a single ‘gay gene’ that drives a person’s sexual behaviour, concludes the largest genetic study ever conducted on the issue

There is no ‘gay gene,’ finds major studyInstead, a person’s attraction to those of the same sex is shaped by a complex mix of genetic and environmental influences, similar to what’s seen in most other human traits, researchers report. “This is a natural and normal part of variation in our species,” said researcher Ben Neale, director of genetics with the Stanley Center […]
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