Men with erectile dysfunction more likely to be less productive at work, finds study

Researchers surveyed 52,000 men between ages 40 and 70 from 8 countries. About 25% of men with erectile dysfunction (ED) suffered from poor work productivity compared to 11% of men without ED. Men with ED were also two times more likely to stay home from work and to work while sick

Men with erectile dysfunction more likely to be less productive at work, finds study  While erectile dysfunction certainly isn’t a fun topic for most men to discuss, it is generally considered an easily treatable condition that really only affects one aspect of a man’s life. However, a new international study conducted across eight countries finds that erectile dysfunction is associated with problems on the job and an overall […]

5 things that can hinder good sex

‘The brain is the body’s most important sex organ.’ This well-known phrase bears more than a little truth. Functional sex organs, appropriate hormone levels, and the ability to become sexually aroused alone don't guarantee good sex. Other factors, brain factors, can get in the way

5 things that can hinder good sexRelationship issues Tension and emotional distance can undermine a couple’s sex life. Conflicts having nothing to do with sex, like finances or child-raising issues, can be at the root of a sexual problem. It works the other way, too: a sexual issue can strain a couple’s ability to get along. Performance anxiety A person may […]

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 […]

Erectile dysfunction: Myths and truths

Dr Sagar Mundada, a consultant psychiatrist at Health Springs Clinic, explains about erectile dysfunction, and busts myths related to same

Erectile dysfunction: Myths and truthsAs many of us know, Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a condition when a man has trouble getting or maintaining an erection. Many men experience it at some point during their life. For some men, it can be more serious and cause problems with self-esteem and relationships. There are many common myths about ED that are […]

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 […]

Understanding Herpes Simplex Virus along with its symptoms and risk factors

Dr Smriti Naswa Singh, a Consultant Dermatologist & Cosmetic Dermatologist, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, shares her insights about the Herpes Virus and how one can prevent it from happening

Understanding Herpes Simplex Virus along with its symptoms and risk factorsHerpes is a viral contagion caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus. Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)-1 and Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) -2 are the two types of virus that cause this infection. While HSV-1 is common and results in sores near the mouth, HSV-2 infection results in sores near the genital and rectal areas. HSV-1 is […]

Following a heart-healthy diet can help improve sperm quality, finds study

Young men who eat a heart-healthy diet may have better quality sperm than their peers who dine mostly on junk food, a small study suggests

Following a heart-healthy diet can help improve sperm quality, finds studyThe American Heart Association recommends the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet or a Mediterranean-style diet to help prevent cardiovascular disease. Both diets emphasise cooking with vegetable oils, eating nuts, fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, whole grains, fish and poultry, and limiting red meat and added sugars and salt. In the study of 209 […]
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