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Sexual Dysfunction

How to Rekindle Your Desire

Dr. Jennifer Pearlman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman

With Valentine's Day soon approaching comes the question, what is the fix to a languishing libido? In contrast to the myriad of over two dozen approved medical treatments for sexual dysfunction in men, not one medical treatment has been approved for use in women.

Men Fake It, Too, Author Claims

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 04.16.2013 | Women

Yes, men fake it, too. Experts have known this for years, and a couple of studies have shown it, but the practice certainly doesn't get the press that...

Viagra for Vets - Getting Intimate With PTSD

Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA | Posted 05.11.2013 | Impact
Lisa Cypers Kamen, MA

During the struggle with PTSD, an individual often begins to avoid intimacy, even with loved ones. Shameful and embarrassed, many Veterans go to great lengths to hide their trauma, which they perceive as weakness, from their spouses.

Oh Come All Ye Grateful

Anne Vitiello | Posted 01.21.2013 | Women
Anne Vitiello

Why oh why is there still so much debate and misinformation out there?

I Want to Live Longer, So I'm Having More Sex

Sienna Jae Fein | Posted 11.19.2012 | Fifty
Sienna Jae Fein

Dr. Aubrey De Grey, a biomedical gerontologist, has famously said that the person who will live to be 150 has already been born. I hope this means that soon no one will dare to think that a 60th birthday is a cutoff date for sexual endeavor. Who wants to live their last 90 years without sex?

The Link Between Silent Stroke And Sleep Apnea

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The news that sleep apnea is a risk factor for stroke isn't new. We've known for some time that sleep apnea is associated with elevated risk of stroke. But this new research shows just how common sleep apnea is among stroke sufferers.

3 Ways Yoga Can Improve Your Sex Life

Elaine Gavalas | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Elaine Gavalas

If you prefer a natural alternative to enhance your sexuality and spice things up, try yoga. Research reports that yoga can boost sexual satisfaction while benefiting overall health and well-being.

Stem Cells Can Fix Penis Trouble? What New Study Shows

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.23.2012 | Science

Stem cells sure are versatile. They're being eyed as the key to treating medical conditions ranging from heart disease to neurological problems and bl...

The Bedroom Secret That Drives Couples Apart

Sari Eckler Cooper | Posted 12.24.2011 | Divorce
Sari Eckler Cooper

When we hear about celebrity couples splitting up, it's often due to infidelity -- or so we're told by the gossip magazines. What is never reported are the couples who divorce due to one or the other having a sexual dysfunction.

Being Too Chummy With Your Partner's Friends Linked To Problems In Bed

Huffington Post | Amanda Chan | Posted 10.10.2011 | Women

Wives and girlfriends -- for the sake of your sex life, you might not want to get too buddy-buddy with partner's friends. A new study, published in...

Top Ten Most Stressful Jobs

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.25.2011 | Business

We don't need April to be labelled Stress Awareness Month to know how stressful the American workplace can be. And with fears of a double dip recessio...

Weekly Health Tip: Erection Protection

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

Brought to you by Deepak Chopra, MD, Alexander Tsiaras, and TheVisualMD.com Men who experience sexual dysfunction generally don't react by reach...

ATTN MEN: What Might Be Causing Your Declining Libido

Jeffry Life, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeffry Life, M.D., Ph.D.

But if you are experiencing performance anxiety or a declining libido, it might not be stress or fatigue that's keeping you from sharing your passion. Your body may be sending you a signal that all is not right with your heart.

Sugar Shock: The Path to Disease and More

Connie Bennett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Connie Bennett

The average American consumes some 170 pounds a year in foods, beverages and sweeteners. But millions don't realize that eating sugar and refined carbs could lead to many problems.

The Pill Turns 50: Taking Stock

Christiane Northrup, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christiane Northrup, MD

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the birth control pill, which ushered in the sexual revolution of the 60s and gave women unprecedented freedom to explore their sexuality without worrying about pregnancy.

Erection Fretting (or Why We're Dying to Talk About Sex)

Cory Silverberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cory Silverberg

As a recent German study points out, there may be more reasons than a crisis of virility for men and their partners to stand at attention when their erections aren't. From a prepared release:

BPA Tied To Impotence In Men

Yahoo! News | Jennifer Thomas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Exposure to high levels of BPA significantly raised the risk of sexual dysfunction, including impotence and low sex drive, among Chinese factory worke...

BPA Wrecks Sex, Fouls Food -- And Probably Worse

Elaine Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elaine Shannon

A slew of recent studies are proving that even low levels of BPA exposure can lead to health complications. Unfortunately, BPA is contained in a staggeringly high amount of everyday items.

Woody Allen and Berlusconi: Stupid, Dirty Old Men Brigade

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Diane Francis

When a man leaves his wife for a mistress, he leaves a job opening. In other words, a philanderer and cheat never changes and will cheat with his adulteress, or temptress, even once she becomes his wife.

Talking to Strangers About Male Sexual Dysfunction

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

I'll admit there was some hesitancy and even mild blushing (and that was just from me), but people were generally quite candid and talkative.

Talking about Sex

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Jon LaPook

When it comes to sex, doctors too often have a "don't ask, don't tell" policy. We're a country that's inundated with sex. Yet we have an awfully tough time talking about it like grown-ups.

10 Health Problems That Can Ruin Your Sex Life

US News | Lindsay Lyon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Many health problems come with a tagalong: sexual dysfunction. Are the home fires burning less brightly lately? It might be time for a checkup. Here a...