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Ginecology Urology 

Tips for Sexually Frustrated Couples

It’s not the end of sex Erectile dysfunction (ED) doesn’t have to signal the end of your sex life. As many as 30 million men in the United States are affected by ED, reports the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Many cases of it respond well to lifestyle changes, medications, surgery, or other treatments. Even if your efforts to treat ED are unsuccessful, you and your partner can still enjoy physical intimacy and a satisfying sexual life. Learn some strategies to keep the spark in your…

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Ginecology 

Difficulty reaching female orgasm??

It’s not uncommon for a woman to never have experienced an orgasm during sexual activity. 30% of women do not have orgasms. This does not mean they do not have a satisfying sex life. If you have never had an orgasm, don’t worry. Reaching an orgasm through sexual activity is a skill which needs to be learned. It’s quite natural for a woman to have experienced orgasms many times before, only to go through periods of time where orgasms are less frequent or absent. Masturbation If you are concerned about…

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Diseases Ginecology Health 

Drugs and Male Fertility??

Certain drugs (legal and illegal) can have a negative effect on male fertility (a man’s ability to father a child). Listed below are the most common substances that affect male fertility. Men who wish to father a child should talk to their doctor before starting a new medication or having any treatments. Men who are having trouble fathering a child should speak to their doctor about the medications they are taking, and the possible need for semen tests. Some men may have an unexpected side effect from a medication that…

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Ginecology Health 

Depression and Erectile Dysfunction

What is depression? Depression is an illness marked by persistent sadness, feelings of hopelessness, and a pessimistic outlook. The most common symptoms of depression include: Low self-esteem Loss of interest in formerly pleasurable activities Fatigue Changes in appetite Sleep disturbances Apathy Depression not only affects the way one feels about him or herself, but also the way one thinks about other things. People who are depressed cannot simply “pull themselves together” and feel better. Depression is not a sign of personal weakness. Without treatment, symptoms of depression may last indefinitely….

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Ginecology Hearth Urology 

Heart Disease & Erectile Dysfunction

What is erectile dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction, or impotence, is the inability to achieve and sustain an erection suitable for sexual intercourse. The condition is not considered normal at any age. Premature ejaculation, infertility, or low sex drive are not the same as erectile dysfunction, though one or more of these conditions may be associated with it. How serious a problem is erectile dysfunction? It is estimated that erectile dysfunction affects about 1 in 10 adult males on a long-term basis. A much more common problem that affects most men at…

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Ginecology Hearth Pregnancy 

Heart Disease and Pregnancy

Changes to the heart and blood vessels during pregnancy During pregnancy, changes occur to the heart and blood vessels. These changes put extra stress on a woman’s body and require the heart to work harder. The following changes are normal during pregnancy. They help ensure that your baby will get enough oxygen and nutrients. Increase in blood volume. During the first trimester, the amount of blood in the body increases by 40 to 50 percent and remains high. Increase in cardiac output. Cardiac output refers to the amount of blood…

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Ginecology Urology 

Sexual Dysfunction in Males

What is sexual dysfunction? Sexual dysfunction is any physical or psychological problem that prevents you or your partner from getting sexual satisfaction. Male sexual dysfunction is a common health problem affecting men of all ages, but is more common with increasing age. Treatment can often help men suffering from sexual dysfunction. The main types of male sexual dysfunction are: Erectile dysfunction (difficulty getting/keeping an erection) Premature ejaculation (reaching orgasm too quickly) Delayed or inhibited ejaculation (reaching orgasm too slowly or not at all) Low libido (reduced interest in sex) What…

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Ginecology 

Erectile Dysfunction and Your Age: Is It Inevitable??

Is Erectile Dysfunction Inevitable? Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to get or keep an erection firm enough to have sexual intercourse. Some people may assume ED increases with age. The fact is that impotence and the inability to maintain an erection are not always age-related. Aging doesn’t necessarily mean you’re doomed to develop ED indefinitely. Age can raise the risk for ED, but there are ways to treat it. Learn more about the risks and treatment options. What Is Erectile Dysfunction? Male sexual arousal may seem simple, but it…

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Ginecology Urology 

What Is an Erectile Dysfunction Pump?

An erectile dysfunction pump is a device used to help achieve and maintain an erection by drawing blood into the penis via air suction. It’s not a cure for erectile dysfunction (ED), but can help increase your ability to have sexual intercourse. This device is sometimes called a penis pump or vacuum pump. It’s a noninvasive treatment that can be used alone or with other ED treatments or oral medications. What Does an ED Pump Look Like? The ED pump is made up of three separate parts: A clear plastic…

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Ginecology 

Menopause??

What is menopause? Menopause is a stage in life when a woman stops having her monthly period. It is a normal part of aging and marks the end of a woman’s reproductive years. Menopause typically occurs in a woman’s late 40s to early 50s. However, women who have their ovaries surgically removed undergo “sudden” menopause. How does natural menopause occur? Natural menopause is the permanent ending of menstruation that is not brought on by any type of medical treatment. For women undergoing natural menopause, the process is gradual and is…

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